Study finds Australian drylands are vulnerable to the negative impact of overgrazing

A new international study including researchers from this University has found that increased grazing can have positive effects on ecosystem services, but these effects can turn negative in warmer, species-poor drylands, a landscape common in Australia.

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Western Sydney University expands ICAR partnerships in climate smart agriculture

Ranked number one in the world for its social, ecological and economic impact in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings, Western Sydney University signed agreements with 7 State Agriculture Universities.

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Appointment of Academic Chair in Ayurveda

The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), Ministry of Ayush, Government of India and Western Sydney University have announced the appointment of a Joint Academic Chair in Ayurveda.

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Opinion: Tested positive to COVID? Go easy on yourself – try not to rush back to work or exercise

With COVID isolation rules largely gone, some people feel pressured to rush back to work, school, or other activities after testing positive to COVID.

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The time to save a turtle is now

During Turtle Month this November, scientists are asking everyday Australians to help save turtles from extinction by joining an innovative citizen science project.

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Report uncovers perspectives of dowry abuse in South Asian communities of Western Sydney

Western Sydney University researchers have contributed to a new report providing insights into dowry abuse in South Asian communities in Western Sydney.

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