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Sexism in Sport Why Taking Down the Action Photo of Women’s AFL Player Tayla Harris Shows Double Standard

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22 Mar 2019
The treatment of an action photo of Women’s AFL player Tayla Harris demonstrates continuing obstacles to women in sport, says Western Sydney University’s Emeritus Professor   ...Read more.

Linkage Grant Success Highlights Partnership Strength and Impact

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20 Mar 2019
Western Sydney University researchers have been awarded almost $500,000 in funding after securing two prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants. The funding will see   ...Read more.

Opinion: Don’t Fall for It: A Parent’s Guide to Protecting Your Kids from Online Hoaxes

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19 Mar 2019
It’s a parent’s responsibility to protect their children from harm, no matter where that threat of harm comes from. But what if the threat is   ...Read more.

Opinion: Young Voters May Hold the Key to the NSW State Election: Here’s Why

14 Mar 2019
Young Australians are more connected, educated and informed than previous generations. They are also more likely to have higher debt and less economic independence into   ...Read more.

Opinion: More Can Be Done for Housing in Western Sydney

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11 Mar 2019
Housing affordability, a woe not simply for the rich.A great deal has been made of the ongoing investment into infrastructure in Greater Western Sydney –   ...Read more.

Opinion: Rugby League May Finally Have Reached Its Tipping Point on Player Behaviour and Violence

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11 Mar 2019
St George Illawarra and NSW State of Origin player Jack de Belin has become the first player to be banned under a new “no fault   ...Read more.

Helen Barcham Awarded Vice-Chancellor’s Gender Equality Fund

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08 Feb 2019
Congratulations to our PhD candidate, Helen Barcham, who has been awarded a competitive Western Sydney University Vice-Chancellor’s Gender Equality Fund to support her women’s health   ...Read more.

Western to Co-lead Research Streams for New Social Think Tank

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08 Feb 2019
Western Sydney University will co-lead two research streams for a new collaborative think thank– the Centre of Excellence for Resilient Communities and Inclusive Societies (CERCIS)   ...Read more.

Opinion: One Infinity Explores Tension and Connection Between China and the West

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07 Feb 2019
Review: One Infinity, Sydney Festival 2019In an age of growing mistrust, the Chinese-Australian artistic collaboration One Infinity demonstrates the ability of dance and music to   ...Read more.

Urban Heat Makes Us Sedentary, Passive and Lonely: Western Sydney University Research

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24 Jan 2019
Researchers from Western Sydney University have investigated the effect of rising temperatures on the liveability of cities. They found that an over-reliance on air-conditioning and   ...Read more.

Gap Year and Millennials: New Research Investigates the Long-term Effects of Overseas Experiences on Young Australians

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23 Jan 2019
Whether it be as overseas workers, international students or travellers, young people between the ages of 25-39 today account for the greatest number of long-term   ...Read more.

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