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Western Sydney University officially opens its Liverpool high-rise campus

Expanding on its 25-year history within Liverpool, Western Sydney University’s newest high-rise vertical campus will be officially opened by Federal Treasurer, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP, on Wednesday, 13 June 2018.

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New report outlines the unique social needs of Liverpool

To coincide with the official opening of Western Sydney University’s latest high-rise campus in the Liverpool CBD – University researchers have released a compelling report, which details the social “complexities and contradictions” of the Liverpool region.

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Western Sydney University pays tribute to Freda Whitlam

It is with sadness that Western Sydney University acknowledges the passing of Freda Leslie Whitlam AM, who passed away on 30 May at the age of 97.

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Families and healthy connections the focus of this year’s Men’s Health Week

A celebration of the positive contribution men make to families, and support families give to men is the focus of this year’s Men’s Health Week (11 – 17 June) – presented by the Western Sydney University’s Men's Health Information and Resource Centre (MHIRC).


Western Sydney University academic to embark on NASA expedition

Flying on board a NASA aircraft is the dream of every scientist and astronomer. Now, it will be a reality for Professor Miroslav Filipovic, who will be the second Australian scientist in history to fly on the special aircraft.

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Research helps facilitate tough conversations about dying

In a world-first, the Talking End of Life (TEL) project assists Australians with intellectual disabilities to understand the concept of death and their own mortality.


Fertility study finds acupuncture ineffective for IVF birth rates

A study of over 800 Australian and New Zealand women undergoing acupuncture treatment during their IVF (in vitro fertilization) cycle has confirmed no significant difference in live birth rates.

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Could playing Fortnite lead to video game addiction? The World Health Organisation says yes, but others disagree

Could your child be addicted to playing video games? Maybe. If you’re a parent looking for tips on moderating your child’s gaming habits, read on.

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Technology is both a weapon and a shield for those experiencing domestic violence

With growing recognition that domestic violence can be perpetuated using technology, there has been a an increase of news stories that focus on how abusers use it to coerce and control victims.

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People’s Choice announced at Western Sydney University sculpture awards

Western Sydney University’s Acquisitive Sculpture Award and Exhibition has come to a close with the announcement of the Landcom People’s Choice award.

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Western Sydney University introduces new Research Fellow

Dr Luke Barnes has recently joined the University, having been awarded a prestigious John Templeton Foundation Fellowship.

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Clinical incidents and early career graduate nurses

Researchers at Western Sydney University are investigating the experiences of recent graduate nurses who have had involvement in the reporting of a clinical incident.

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Researchers call on young women to share their experiences of visiting the city at night

A Western Sydney University study is seeking to understand young women’s perceptions of risk and danger, and any precautions they might take when visiting the city at night.