Our research at Western spans four interdisciplinary themes aligned with internationally recognised strengths, national research priorities and the future of Western Sydney:
Education and work
Environment and sustainability
Health and wellbeing
Urban living futures and society
In becoming an educational signatory to the SDSN Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Initiative, Western is committed to support and promote the principles of the SDGs through our teaching, research, campus operations and outreach.
In order to meet our SDG commitment, Western is undertaking research that provides solutions to sustainable development challenges. Our researchers, institutes and centres are addressing different aspects of: