News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Westmead to be home to Translational Health Research Institute’s critical LGBTQI+ cancer research
Western Sydney University’s Translational Health Research Institute – a leading Institute known for its robust integration of policy and practice – will call the Westmead Innovation Quarter home.
Opinion: We studied Afghan refugees for 3 years to find out what life is like for them in Australia
The shocking scenes at Kabul airport — reminiscent of the images of the fall of Saigon in 1975 — highlight the desperate situation many Afghans face following the unexpectedly quick Taliban victory.
Opinion: Can’t get your kid to wear a mask? Here are 5 things you can try
Let’s face it, none of us actually enjoys wearing a mask. And it’s even harder when you’re a parent trying to get your kids masked up, as well as yourself.
Wild bee recovery study to support bushfire preparedness for growers
The aftermath of the Black Summer Bushfires will give researchers a rare standpoint to study the recovery of wild honey bees and other pollinators, providing important insight for growers facing future catastrophic events.
Western students take on the track and pool at Paralympics
Gordon Allan and Timothy Hodge are two familiar faces that Western Sydney University will be cheering on at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games commencing on 24 August.
Opinion: Pacific Island bats are utterly fascinating, yet under threat and overlooked. Meet 4 species
A whopping 191 different bat species live in the Pacific Islands across Micronesia, Melanesia, and Polynesia — but these are, collectively, the most imperilled in the world.