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Researchers unite on international road map to insect recovery

As evidence grows that insect species all over the world are under serious threat – more than 70 scientists from 21 countries have joined together to develop an international road map for insect conservation and recovery.


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Gospers fire front on Boxing Day 2019

Experts offer comment on national bushfire crisis

As Australia continues to be gripped by the bushfire crisis, Western Sydney University has a range of experts available for media commentary.

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Extreme conditions created a ‘perfect storm’ for catastrophic fires

A Western Sydney University Research Fellow has described the specific set of environmental conditions that led to Australia’s bushfire emergency.

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Professor Peter Shergold AC reappointed as Chancellor of Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce that Professor Peter Shergold AC will continue as the University’s Chancellor until 31 December 2022.

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The Lang Walker Family Foundation and Western Sydney University join to strengthen education and medical research for Sydney’s south west

Western Sydney University and the Lang Walker founded Walker Group are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will deliver the highest quality new educational and medical research facilities for south-western Sydney.


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Researchers unite on international road map to insect recovery

As evidence grows that insect species all over the world are under serious threat – more than 70 scientists from 21 countries have joined together to develop an international road map for insect conservation and recovery.


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Revolutionary approach to adoption unveiled at Parliament House

In an Australian first, Adopt Change and Western Sydney University will unveil a joint research report at Parliament House in Canberra which considers the views of people with a lived experience of adoption and out-of-home care.




Expert opinion

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Australia’s bushfire smoke is lapping the globe, and the law is too lame to catch it

Smoke from Australia’s bushfires has travelled far beyond its origins. It crossed New Zealand and South America, and within days had drifted halfway around the globe.


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Can Tennis Australia honour Margaret Court and promote LGBT+ inclusivity at the same time?

As play heats up at the Australian Open this week, so, too, has the debate around Australia’s most decorated tennis player, Margaret Court.




Awards and appointments

Outstanding Australians honoured at Western Sydney University’s December graduations

A Magistrate, an advocate for homeless people, a western Sydney region-shaper and a champion of the arts have all been celebrated during Western Sydney University’s final graduation ceremonies for 2019.


Western Sydney University announces new Associate Dean Indigenous Education

Western Sydney University is pleased to announce Corrinne Sullivan as inaugural Associate Dean of Indigenous Education, School of Social Sciences.