Athena SWAN Bronze Award for gender equity presented to Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University has formally accepted the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award for its sector-leading commitment to advancing gender equity in Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths and Medicine (STEMM).

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Cattai Creek Catchment: Local platypus project needs your help

Western Sydney University researchers are working with the Cattai Hills Environment Network (CHEN) on a new project to establish the number of platypus living in the extended Cattai Creek Catchment.

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Refugee student finds voice through national film scholarship

Western Sydney University’s The College graduate Joelle Sanounou has the opportunity to pursue a career she never thought was possible after being awarded the Australia for UNHCR Beddie Scholarship.

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Western Sydney needs a safe drug injecting facility

Western Sydney should have a safe injecting facility to help tackle the emerging opioid crisis in Sydney.

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Experts outline the risks to society, when the fear of coronavirus descends to racism

Western Sydney University experts are speaking out in condemnation of the racism that has been directed at Chinese Australians as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Heavy rains are great news for Sydney’s dams, but they come with a big caveat

Throughout summer, Sydney’s water storage level fell alarmingly. Level 2 water restrictions were imposed and the New South Wales government prepared to double the capacity of its desalination plant.

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