News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Aboriginal Incarceration: the urgent need for Aboriginal community solutions
The broader story of Aboriginal incarceration beyond the borders of the Northern Territory is also largely known. The solutions as difficult as they might appear to be, also might be found in our own history.
High school students meet famous lawyers at alumni dinner
High school students and aspiring lawyers from across western Sydney were given the opportunity to meet senior politicians and legal figures, including refugee lawyer Deng Adut, at the Law Alumni Dinner.
Study into national character of Australia’s active atheists
As Australians prepare to nominate their chosen religious beliefs in the national census, a researcher is looking into an ambitious section of Australian religious society - active atheism.
Tokyo study tour the first of its kind
Western Sydney University academic, Dr David Walton, has established a pioneering reciprocal short course program with the School of Political Science and Economics at Meiji University, one of the largest and most prestigious universities in Japan.
Sports coaches need to be educated about concussion to keep players safe on the field
Athletes who play collision sports, like rugby league, rugby union and Australian rules football, are at increased risk of concussion.
Powerful tale of refugees wins prestigious writing competition
A young high school student writing about the lives of refugees fleeing war has won this year’s prestigious What Matters? Competition.