News Centre archive - 2016

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.

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Study finds baby bottle measurements wrong, potentially harmful

A study has found more than half of infant feeding bottles have inaccurate or missing markings, sparking calls for Australia and other countries to introduce and enforce industry standards.

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Western Sydney University recognised for excelling in International Student Community Engagement

Western Sydney University proudly accepted the prestigious NSW International Student Community Engagement Award (Education Provider category).

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How astronomy paved the way for terra nullius, and helped to get rid of it too

If you take a walk in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, about 50km from central Sydney, you will come across an engraving of a large emu in the tessellated sandstone overlooking the surrounding countryside.

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Yarramundi Lecture: Is a Treaty the best way to ensure the rights of First Peoples?

Join Warren Mundine AO, Jeff McMullen, Shireen Morris, Dr Alexis Wright, and Nayuka Gorrie as they discuss the best ways to achieve reconciliation and sovereignty.

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Biodiversity has positive feedback on forest productivity

An international study has found the economic value of biodiversity in forest productivity highlights the importance of protecting the world’s remaining species rich ecosystems.

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Sad music and depression: does it help?

When we are in our teens and twenties it seems musicplays its most important role in our lives. Studies show that adolescents listen to music for approximately two to three hours per day, especially when feeling distressed.


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