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Cost of living to influence Western Sydney voters analysis finds

Regional think tank, the Centre for Western Sydney, based at Western Sydney University, has released a detailed new analysis ahead of the NSW election.

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Report calls for the west to be given fair share of arts and cultural funding

A new report by Western Sydney University’s Centre for Western Sydney has addressed the inequities in funding, infrastructure and resources that have restricted the success of Western Sydney’s arts sector, in comparison to Eastern Sydney.

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Installation ceremony formally welcomes new Western Sydney University Chancellor, Professor Jennifer Westacott AO

Western Sydney University has celebrated the installation of its new Chancellor, Australian business leader, Professor Jennifer Westacott AO.

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New Campbelltown Sports and Health Centre of Excellence a major boost for south-west Sydney

Western Sydney University welcomes the NSW Government’s announcement of $16.7 million from the WestInvest program to establish a Sports and Health Centre of Excellence at Campbelltown Stadium.

Western Sydney University named world’s best for sustainable development

Western Sydney University has been named number one in the world for its social, ecological and economic impact in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) University Impact Rankings.

Research success

Hands-on school program improving climate change literacy

Western Sydney University experts are among an international team who developed a technology-enhanced learning program found to increase climate change literacy.

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Funding success for technology to protect babies of pregnant mothers with type 1 diabetes

The University has been awarded more than $700,000, through the Medical Research Future Fund in the Clinical Trials Collaboration Round, to test whether new diabetes technology can reduce pregnancy complications among women with type 1 diabetes.

Expert opinion

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Opinion: A rare video of wombats offers a glimpse into the bizarre realm of animal reproduction

If you look at where wombats deposit their poo, you realise they must be able to perform some surprising acrobatics.

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Opinion: What causes hiccups and how can you get rid of them?

We all get hiccups from time to time, and sometimes they just won’t seem to go away.

Awards and appointments

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Western celebrates 2023 Fulbright Scholarship awardees

Western Sydney University warmly welcomes two top young researchers from the United States as part of the 2023 Fulbright Scholarship program – Camille Kilayko Sicangco from the University of Florida, and John Robertson Schaefer from Harvard University.

Farewell to Dean of School of Engineering, Design and Built Environment, Professor Mike Kagioglou

Western Sydney University congratulates Professor Mike Kagioglou on his appointment as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor, Research and Business Innovation, at De Montfort University, UK.