News Centre archive - 2016

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Breastfeeding 2

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.



Alcohol 2

Trying to cut your drinking? There’s an app for that

There might be another way to tackle the problems related to the over-consumption of alcohol that doesn’t require large-scale government intervention.



Tools and apps 2

How apps and other online tools are challenging racist attacks

In the aftermath of Brexit in the UK and the success of Pauline Hanson in the Australian Senate elections, racism seems to be a more present threat than ever.



Bees 2

Australia and India join forces in $7M effort to save bees, strengthen other pollinators

Around the world, bee populations are declining or under pressure. This trend poses a significant threat to our food supplies as many of our main food sources are dependent on honey bees and native bees for pollination.



Dick Hobbs

Professor Dick Hobbs - British Society of Criminology's Outstanding Achievement Award 2016

The British Society of Criminology has awarded its Outstanding Achievement Award 2016 to Emeritus Professor and Professor of Sociology at Western Sydney University, Dick Hobbs, in recognition of his major contribution to criminological research and education.



NICM Childbirth

Research finds childbirth education program dramatically reduces medical interventions at birth

Research shows antenatal education classes focussing on pain relief techniques dramatically reduce the rate of medical interventions during childbirth, such as epidural use and caesarean section.



 

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