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WSU solar car team amongst best in the world

WSU solar car team amongst best in the world.


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Chris Knapp

Western Sydney University appoints new Chair of Architecture

Western Sydney University has appointed internationally-recognised researcher, educator and practitioner, Professor Chris Knapp, as the inaugural Chair of Architecture within the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.

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Rare diseases under the microscope at Macarthur Symposium

International experts in the fields of immunology will assemble for the Macarthur Rare Disease Symposium. Co-hosted by Western Sydney University, the Macarthur Clinical School, Campbelltown Hospital and The Australasian Mastocytosis Society (TAMS).

Jessica Knight

Don’t let your past define your future: College graduate delivers inspirational speech

The buzzing auditorium fell quiet. Hundreds of proud faces were transfixed towards the stage, as the guest speaker delivered the Occasional Address.

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Multi-million dollar Science Building a boost for STEM education and research in Western Sydney

Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building, significantly expanding the University’s capacity to produce the highest quality science, psychology, social work and art therapy graduates and researchers.


Research success stories

Dr Tamara Watson: The secret life of flowers

The secret life of flowers: why we love them and why we need them

Why are we so attracted to flowers?And what purpose do they serve?


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Why the empty seats? Study to investigate fan experiences in stadiums

Sporting fans are invited to participate in the Western Sydney University study, to share their own experiences in relation to buying tickets and travelling to the major venues.




Expert opinion

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Gift cards often end up in the bin, but extending their life might not help

The New South Wales Parliament is introducing legislation, creating a three year minimum expiry date on gift cards. This reform will go some ways towards solving the problem of unredeemed gift cards.


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Dissociative identity disorder exists and is the result of childhood trauma

Once known as multiple personality disorder, dissociative identity disorder remains one of the most intriguing but poorly understood mental illnesses.




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Are you a breastfeeding mother at Western? Share your experiences

Western Sydney University researchers are working to improve the experiences of breastfeeding mothers on campus. Staff and students who have breastfed their babies over the past two years are invited to take part in an online survey.


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Research calls for young people with physical disabilities to share their experiences

A new Western Sydney University doctoral study aims to understand the unique skills and perspectives of young people who live with a physical disability.