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Early career researcher recognised with humanities fellowship

Western Sydney University congratulates Dr Jason Tuckwell, School of Humanities and Communications Arts, who has been awarded a fellowship from the Australian Academy of the Humanities.


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Opinion: Paid parental leave needs an overhaul if governments want us to have ‘one for the country’

As Australia and New Zealand face the realities of slow growth, or even a decline in population, it’s time to ask if their governments are doing enough.


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Opinion: The Sydney Olympics: How did the ‘best games ever’ change Australia?

On Tuesday, it will be 20 years since the Olympic opening ceremony in Sydney, kicking off the “best games ever”.


Refugee student paves pathway to success

The first time that Hadeel Alnashy used a computer was at university. The 25-year-old student is now not only tech-confident but is more than qualified in many life-saving procedures.


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Opinion: Cashless payment is booming, thanks to coronavirus. So is financial surveillance

A banknote has been sitting in my wallet for six months now. As time ticks on, it burns an ever greater hole in my pocket.


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Study discovers the role of the nervous system in controlling how we run

A joint study by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Western Sydney University have uncovered the complex workings of the human nervous system which control our ability to run.



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