News Centre archive - 2012

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.

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Electron microscope view of gas filled xylem vessels

Risky business: Drought pushes tree plumbing to its limits

UWS research published in Nature has found most trees, even those in rainforests, operate very close to their safety threshold leaving them highly vulnerable to droughts of increased severity.

2012 UWS Rural Indigenous Student Visit 5

Rural and remote Indigenous students experience university life

Indigenous students from eleven high schools in rural and remote areas of NSW will get a taste of university life at the University of Western Sydney from Monday.

Two and Two graphic

Students aim to impress industry scouts at grad show

Bachelor of Design students from the University of Western Sydney are putting the finishing touches to their final works as they prepare.


New books explore sport beyond television

Contemporary sport is now almost unrecognisable as the rather staid, semi-amateur institution of only half a century ago.

James Arvanitakis

Teaching students to be good global citizens earns UWS academic 'Australian University Teacher of the Year' title

His tutorials feature open phone lines for students to text-in questions, flash mob dances to explain chaos theory, and YouTube videos discussing the history of sociology using.

Open for play

A dream result for Dapto Dreaming and the Brooks Reach development

Research led by the University of Western Sydney has paved the way for Stockland to win the Planning Institute of Australia’s President’s Choice Award.


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