News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Safety – or profit? The booming business of CCTV and Safer Streets
Closed circuit street cameras have been sold to the community as a way of making us safer, reducing crime and discouraging anti-social behaviour.
Research to look at women’s experiences with eating disorders in pregnancy and beyond
Researchers at Western Sydney University are looking for women who have a current or past history to join a study exploring eating disorders during pregnancy.
Muhammad Ali rewrote the rule book for athletes as celebrities and activists
Thirty-five years after he threw his last punch in the ring, Ali is still front of mind in any discussion of the most-important sportsman ever.
Ageing in harmony: why the third act of life should be musical
It’s never too late to pick up a musical instrument. In fact there are many reasons why it’s a great idea, particularly in old age.
Mistakability: How we can promote a culture of innovation
At a special event at Vivid Sydney, Professor James Arvanitakis will lead a workshop on promoting innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship in a culture that is focused on ‘getting it right’ the first time.
Not in my backyard? How to live alongside flying-foxes in urban Australia
The conflict between urbanites and wildlife has a new battleground: Batemans Bay, where the flowering of spotted gums has attracted a huge influx of grey-headed flying-foxes.