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Western’s research contributions highlighted in week of social sciences

Western Sydney University researchers and experts will participate in national Social Sciences Week 2020 by hosting a series of online events highlighting the University’s leading social science research.


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Western Sydney University and Industry partner to skill the future digital workforce

Students from the Schools of Computer, Data and Mathematical Sciences and Business have led the first Western Hackathon as part of ServiceNow’s NextGen Program.


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Addressing the urban heat effect in new research report on cooling common spaces

Landcom, in partership with Western and UTS, is excited to release a new report on the urban heat island effect titled ‘Cooling Common Spaces in Densifying Urban Environments’.


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Opinion: NSW hits pause on school choirs, but we can’t stop the music forever

The NSW health department recently instructed schools to stop certain activities to minimise the risk of COVID-19 transmission.


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Opinion: Kids who learn ‘clause-chain’ languages are quicker to develop complex sentences

Languages like Japanese, Korean, Turkish and the indigenous languages of the Amazon, East Africa, and New Guinea build sentences in a way that lets them grow to enormous length.


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A fair go for all? Research examines link between culture and inequality in Australia

New research highlights the pivotal role culture plays in social divisions and inequalities in Australia, between classes, age groups, ethnicities, genders, city and country locations, and Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.



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