News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
Browse the archive below, or select an alternate year from the left column navigation.
Why are we still scared of seeing two men kissing?
#TwoMenKissing is an act of pride and defiance in the face of violent oppression.
Signals from the noise of urban innovation in the world’s ‘second-least-liveable’ city
In The Economist's Global Liveability Ranking 2015, Dhaka moved up one spot: war-torn Damascus fell below it to become the world's least liveable city.
How citizen scientists discovered a giant cluster of galaxies
It used to be that you had to have years of training before you could participate in cutting-edge science. Now the internet has enabled thousands of people to contribute.
Ivan Sen’s Goldstone: a taut, layered exploration of what echoes in the silences
With only five minutes of screen time and two minutes of dialogue, David Gulpilil delivers a powerful performance in Goldstone.
Horizon Scholar in a field of his own
A passion for food sustainability and a desire to use technology to help feed the growing global population has seen Isaac Jones selected as a Horizon Scholar.
Women in need helped by University Soup Kitchen
What started as a small fundraiser for Macarthur women in need has swelled to a regular event that unites people from Western Sydney University around a hot bowl of soup.