News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Kids to adults: Get off your phones and see what really matters
The "What Matters?" Competition, run by the Whitlam Institute, asks children to put their thoughts into words and write about what matters to them.
Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover to lead MAAS Trust
Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University, Professor Barney Glover, has been appointed President of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences Trust.
How a little mathematics can help create some beautiful music
Since the time of Pythagoras around 500 BCE, music and mathematics have had an intimate and mutually supportive relationship.
Westmead health precinct to power new knowledge jobs
Westmead will become Western Sydney’s economic powerhouse with a cluster of up to 50,000 knowledge jobs in the next two decades, according to a report commissioned by the Westmead Alliance.
Literary accolades for Giramondo Publishing authors
Fiona Wright has been awarded the highly prestigious $30,000 Kibble Literary Award for Women’s Life Writing for her book, Small Acts of Disappearance, published by Giramondo at Western Sydney University.
Breastfeeding dictator or breastfeeding enabler? Midwives' support styles can make a difference
We have come a long way since the days when babies were whisked away from their mother at birth to be bathed and wrapped before being presented back as a brand-new packaged bundle.