News Centre archive - 2016
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2016.
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Revitalisation of Westmead campus to help generate the new knowledge jobs of the future
Western Sydney University is looking for an experienced development partner to transform the balance of its four-hectare Westmead campus into a vibrant retail, business and residential hub.
Greg Hansell’s exhibition delves into concepts of place
An exhibition featuring works for renowned local artist, Greg Hansell is now on show at the Margaret Whitlam Galleries at Western Sydney University’s Parramatta campus.
Youth homelessness project finds internet is key to getting off the streets
Researchers at Western Sydney University have joined with councils, charities, libraries and other agencies to find ways to provide emergency digital access to those who need it the most.
International rankings showcase Western Sydney University’s rise
Western Sydney University has again been named as one of the world’s top 400 universities, with the release of the 2016 US News Best Global Universities Ranking.
Ian Wright wins Research Impact Competition
Dr Ian Wright took out the First Place and People’s Choice awards for his scientific and community work to alleviate the lasting effects of coalmines in Sydney’s rivers.
Unique tree chambers allowing scientists to bring the heat
The tree chambers allow scientists to control temperature, humidity, CO2 concentration and water availability of each tree, granting them a valuable opportunity to turn up the dials to see how they’ll react to climate change.