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UWS student interviews the Vice-Chancellor

Student interviews Vice-Chancellor Barney Glover

Lakshmi Logathassan recently interviewed the Vice-Chancellor and found out what he studied at uni, what he likes most about UWS and his top three priorities for the next couple of years.

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Student wins urban planning competition

Final year Bachelor of Planning student Allison McInerney was asked to develop an interactive new plan to engage residents in the Sydney Metropolitan Strategy.       

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Second season of The Why Generation kicked off in August

It's saucy, it's savvy, and sometimes it's just plain serious: the second season of The Why Generation hit the small screen in August.

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UWS anti-racism app scoops second place in United Nations award

UWS will work with partners from around the world to further develop a ground-breaking anti-racism app after it was the runner-up in a global competition.

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Citizen scientists to help save Murray River turtles

Saving the turtles in the nation's biggest river, the Murray-Darling, requires a big effort, one that crosses the boundaries of universities and industry and scientists and citizens.

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Science lessons to be learnt from Hollywood blockbusters

Science could learn a few lessons from Hollywood when it comes to inspiring a new generation of researchers, says Professor Roy Tasker.