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Deborah Stevenson Wins Prize for Top Paper

14 Jun 2018
Congratulations to our very own Professor Deborah Stevenson, whose co-authored paper ‘Privatising the suburbs: examining the trends and implications of 20 years of private residential   ...Read more.

New Report Outlines the Unique Social Needs of Liverpool

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13 Jun 2018
To coincide with the official opening of Western Sydney University’s latest high-rise campus in the Liverpool CBD – University researchers have released a compelling report,   ...Read more.

Opinion: Growing Cities face Challenges of Keeping the Masses Moving Up, Down and Across

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13 Jun 2018
Cities worldwide face the problems and possibilities of “volume”: the stacking and moving of people and things within booming central business districts. We see this   ...Read more.

New Report on Waves of People in Parramatta

02 May 2018
Parramatta has a unique identity as a gathering place for many different cultures. It is the place where Aboriginal peoples lived through periods of intense   ...Read more.

ICS's Katherine Gibson Awarded Highest Achievement in Geography

26 Apr 2018
The Institute for Culture and Society congratulates its member Professor Katherine Gibson who has been awarded with the highest level of achievement in the field   ...Read more.

Why You Should Talk to Your Children About Cambridge Analytica

26 Apr 2018
Former Cambridge Analytica employee Christopher Wylie blew the whistle last month (opens in a new window). He revealed the data analytics agency harvested Facebook data   ...Read more.

Opinion: Materials That Make heat Worse For Our Kids Demand a Rethink by Designers

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17 Apr 2018
It is with some relief that Australians are leaving behind the excruciatingly hot days of summer. But did you ever stop to think about the   ...Read more.

Western Sydney University Researchers Partner with the ABC on a Class and Cultural Tastes Feature

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13 Apr 2018
Research led by the Institute for Culture and Society at Western Sydney University features in an ABC podcast series on class and interactive digital article   ...Read more.

Experts Wade Into World Water Day Discussions

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22 Mar 2018
The Institute for Culture and Society's Professor Gay Hawkins and Dr Jessica Weir join other Western Sydney University experts to share their views on World   ...Read more.

Waste Management: The Issue Is Much Bigger Than Litterbugs

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02 Mar 2018
Ahead of Clean Up Australia Day, a Western Sydney University expert says it’s important to remember that littering is not an individual problem – responsibility   ...Read more.

Institute for Culture and Society Hosts Australian Screen Industries Roundtable

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22 Feb 2018
On 8 February, the Institute for Culture and Society, with the School of Business and the University of South Australia’s School of Creative Industries, hosted   ...Read more.

CatalystWest forum to shape Western Sydney’s future

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31 Jan 2018
ICS researchers Professor James Arvanitakis, Dr Louise Crabtree, Professor Paul James, Professor Donald McNeill and Associate Professor Amanda Third will be among the speakers at   ...Read more.

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