News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Western Sydney University launches expert resources to help those juggling home schooling
Western Sydney University’s School of Education has launched new online resources to help parents and caregivers who are home-schooling their children during the New South Wales COVID-19 lockdown.
Opinion: What Nigerians told us about their mental health under COVID-19 lockdown
In Nigeria, mental illness is highly stigmatised and mental healthcare is not widely available. Resources, facilities and health staff are in short supply and disorders may not be well understood at the primary healthcare level.
Opinion: ‘Bloody fool!’: why Ripper the musk duck, and many other talkative Aussie birds, are exciting biologists
Recently, two native Australian birds have stolen the limelight with their impressive vocal imitations.
Western epidemiologist moves to the frontline
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, epidemiologist Dr Kate McBride found a vital need for her investigative skills on the frontline.
Opinion: Destroying vegetation along fences and roads could worsen our extinction crisis — yet the NSW government just allowed it
What do koalas, barking owls, greater gliders, southern rainbow skinks, native bees, and regent honeyeaters all have in common?
Students look to the future of human identity through innovation challenge
Over 50 students from the STEM, humanities, business and health disciplines at Western Sydney University have come together virtually to develop solutions to the pressing challenge of human identity in the digital age.