News Centre archive - 2016

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.

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Western Sydney University partners with Innovyz to bring research to market

The partnership will pave the way for the future commercialisation of a range of inventions pioneered by University researchers.

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Study finds dancing halves chance of death from cardiovascular disease

Researchers studied 48 thousand people without cardiovascular disease over a decade to determine how exercise affected their health outcomes.

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Cuts to WaterNSW’s science staff will put Sydney’s water quality at risk

The recent axing of five of the six senior scientists charged with protecting the health and safety of Sydney’s drinking water has understandably created concerns.

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Police drones: can we trust the eyes in the sky?

In Australia, unmanned aerial vehicles – or drones – are now being used by the police in most states as a tool to help fight crime or to assist in rescue missions.

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New book sheds light on island society founded by English sailor

A book by a Western Sydney University linguist has shed new light on the unique society and English language that has evolved in the Cook Islands among the descendants of a real-life Robinson Crusoe figure.

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Western Sydney University announces the Women of the West nominees for 2016

A record number of extraordinary women have been nominated for this year’s Western Sydney University Women of the West and Young Women of the West Awards.


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