News Centre archive - 2013

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2013.

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Primary school student

UWS offers free screening to test children’s reading ability

Researchers at the University of Western Sydney are offering free screening of children to help parents determine whether they are at risk of developing.


Study probes parents' view of NAPLAN

Attitudes about the impacts 'high-stakes testing' such as NAPLAN are perhaps more nuanced than first thought, a new survey of parents has found.

Holly Harrison

Alice-inspired composition wins international recognition

A composition inspired by Alice in Wonderland and written by UWS music student Holly Harrison has won first place at an International Composition Competition in Korea.

Jinan Uni signing ceremony

Innovative university exchange model to enhance interpreting and translation

UWS has signed a new partnership with Jinan University which will see students and academic staff enhance their interpreting and translation course work and research.

Vaughan Macefield

Couch potatoes take heart - watching sport can make you fitter

New research has found that viewing other people exercise actually increases your heart rate and other physiological measures, just as if you were working out yourself.


Next generation of innovators debut at industry event

The newest graduates of the Engineering, Information Technology, Construction Management and Industrial Design will display their final works at Widevison+.


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