News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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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.
There might be another way to tackle the problems related to the over-consumption of alcohol that doesn’t require large-scale government intervention.
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.
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.
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.
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.