News Centre archive - 2021
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2021.
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Second City: Essays from Western Sydney
The diverse literary talents of Western Sydney writers are showcased in Second City, a new collection of non-fiction essays published by the Sydney Review of Books.
Scholarship recipient forges a path in Pasifika excellence
Kobe Lepua is the proud recipient of this year’s Pasifika Achievement to Higher Education (PATHE) Academic Scholarship valued at up to $20,000.
Opinion: Too many healthy women are having their labour induced for no identified medical reason, our study shows
Pregnant women in Australia are increasingly having their labours induced rather than giving birth spontaneously – and some without good reason.
A lifespan approach to cognition and communication: MARCS BabyLab’s bold vision for Westmead
MARCS Lifespan Labs will offer a bright future within and well beyond its new home in the centre of Western Sydney’s health precinct at Westmead.
Inductions for no medical reason linked to short and long term adverse impacts for mothers and babies
Western led research has found an alarming number of mothers in New South Wales were induced for uncomplicated births at increasingly earlier gestations, resulting in higher intervention.
Opinion: Emu vs cassowary: one has a dagger-like claw, the other explosive agility — but who would win in a fight?
Of the giant prehistoric birds still wandering the planet, two of the top three largest live right here in Australia: the emu and cassowary.