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December Graduation

December graduation celebrated at Western Sydney University

Western Sydney University's Parramatta South campus will be awash with colour as graduands don cap, gown and colourful hood and make the transition from dedicated student to proud University alumni, as part of December graduation.


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The sky’s the limit for drone research at Western

Western Sydney University is going sky high in the pursuit of cutting-edge research and innovative teaching.In 2018, the University will launch its new Drone Research and Teaching Unit (DRTU).

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New clinical trial set to advance prostate cancer research

Western Sydney University researchers based at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research are conducting a world-first clinical trial of new experimental medicine, which shows promise as a treatment of advanced prostate cancer.

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Western Sydney University celebrates 21 years of the Yarramundi Lecture

Western Sydney University will celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Yarramundi Lecture, an event that invites the community to embrace mutual respect for, and understanding of, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culture, and history.

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Unique partnership provides Nice opportunity for Western students

Two Western Sydney University students have been given the opportunity of a lifetime – to study data science and work in a multinational defence and security company in France.


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A better way to leave prison: supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander offenders

New research published by The Australian Journal of Rural Health shows that more can be done for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people leaving prison.


Phase 1 Clinical Trials Unit opening

New clinical trial set to advance prostate cancer research

Western Sydney University researchers based at the Ingham Institute for Applied Medical Research are conducting a world-first clinical trial of new experimental medicine, which shows promise as a treatment of advanced prostate cancer.




Expert opinion

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The way your children watch YouTube is not that surprising – but it is a concern. Here are some tips

Young children have rapidly become prolific users of the internet, including watching online videos. While many of the videos are suitable, others use unscrupulous gimmicky methods to profit from a young and impressionable audience.


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Improving education inclusion for disabled people in Indonesia

An Indonesia-Australia collaboration has looked into whether Indonesian schools, including Islamic institutions, open their doors to disabled people.




Awards and appointments

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Passion for physics recognised with community outreach award

An esteemed Western Sydney University educator and engineering physicist has been announced as the recipient of the 2017 NSW Community Outreach to Physics Award by the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP).


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Western Sydney University's Shergold Building Takes Out Top Gong

The Western Sydney University’s (WSU) Parramatta CBD Campus, the Peter Shergold Building, has taken out the inaugural Western Sydney Leadership Dialogue’s (WSLD) Project of the Year, at the Boomtown! Infrastructure Summit.



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Emergency nurses’ narratives: an intimate encounter with burnout

Researchers at Western Sydney University are investigating what it is like for registered nurses working within busy hospital emergency departments and exploring the issues around stress and burnout.


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November weather spells a troublesome time for turtles

November is Turtle Month, and according to a Western Sydney University researcher it is also an important time to be on the look-out for our river-dwelling friends.