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Opinion: It’s 2am, you’re sleeping, and a flash flood hits your home. Without a warning system, what do you do?

In March 2019, a powerful storm hit southern Nepal. Residents in the Bara and Parsa districts had little warning. They sheltered in huts made from mud and brick which collapsed in the wind and rain.

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First-of-its-kind Engineering Innovation Hub tops out in Parramatta

Charter Hall Group, Western Sydney University, and the University of New South Wales have celebrated the topping out of their $300 million world-class ‘Engineering Innovation Hub’ development at 6 Hassall Street in Parramatta.

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Opinion: Can I have a pet and be housed, too? It all depends…

Barriers to housing for people with pets around Australia are the focus of newly released national research by an interdisciplinary team. Why? Because laws are changing nationally but are highly inconsistent.

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App helps young people use music to manage mental health

Researchers from the MARCS Institute have developed an interactive app, Moody Tunes, that turns this listening time into a tool that could help young people understand and manage their mental health.

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Professor Clare Pollock joins Western Sydney University as new Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Clare Pollock as its new Senior Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost.

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National report highlights benefits of pet-inclusive housing, calls for policy reform

A Western Sydney University researcher has contributed to a new AHURI report, finding Australians living in private rental are much more likely to have had to give up a pet due to their housing circumstances.

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