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Expert: To lower the rates of death in custody, reduce the impact of incarceration on children

A Western Sydney University expert has highlighted the “significant, negative long-term impacts” on young children and infants, when their mothers interact with the justice system, including if they are imprisoned.


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Western secures funding for Australian-first multi-sensor space observatory

Western Sydney University researchers have been awarded an International Space Investment (Expand Capability) Grant worth $410,000 (AUD) to establish an Australian-first multi-sensor space observatory in South Australia.


Western musicians go digital for world Make Music Day

To mark Make Music Day on Sunday 21 June, Western Sydney University musicians will participate in a live-streamed event, and the School of Humanities and Communication Arts will present a unique digital showcase.


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New research shows social networks provide refugees with significant foundations for belonging

New research by Settlement Services International and the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University, challenges narrow economic definitions of successful refugee settlement and, instead, suggests social and civic dimensions are equally valid markers of refugee integration.


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Western leads sector-wide commitment to gender equity post COVID-19

Western Sydney University has spearheaded an initiative to ensure that significant advancements in gender equity are not lost amid the COVID-19 crisis.


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Intersecting racism and transphobia put transgender women at risk

A Western study has found that transgender women from CALD backgrounds are more likely to be the victim of sexual harassment and violence than other women in Australia.



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