News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Opinion: China’s new rules allow kids on video games just three hours a week – but gaming addiction isn’t about time, it’s about attitude
People in China under the age of 18 will only be allowed to play video games between 8pm and 9pm on Fridays, weekends and on public holidays, under new rules introduced this week.
Shedding new light on the molecular detail of COVID-19
Researchers from Western Sydney University have joined the global race to better understand COVID-19.
New report into digitalising construction practices launched
Western Sydney University’s Centre for Smart Modern Construction (c4SMC) has released a landmark report on the status of the digitalisation of the state’s construction industry.
Opinion: I turned to The Secret Life of Us for warm nostalgia. Instead, I found jarring memories
In the throes of lockdown, the desire for certainty is unequivocal. The pandemic has shattered the predictability of our everyday lives, making the future precarious. Where to seek solace?
New planting guide creates a ‘buzz’ in Blue Mountains’ orchards
Western Sydney University researchers have been working with the Wheen Bee Foundation to produce a new pollinator-friendly planting guide to support growers in the Blue Mountains region.
Western Sydney University appoints new Director, Western Sydney Creative
Western Sydney University announces the appointment of Dolla Merrillees as the new Director, Western Sydney Creative – a position that will make a key contribution to the arts and cultural sector of Western Sydney.