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: Yes, religion plays a more prominent role in politics. But ‘secular Australia’ has always been a myth
Religion and politics have long been uneasy bedfellows, especially in Australia. But since September 11 and the sudden focus on Islam in Western politics, it has taken a far more prominent role.
New scholarship program to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Baxter Healthcare (Baxter) and Western Sydney University today announced a new scholarship program to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and health programs.
Research collaboration addresses COVID-19 myths in African communities
Western Sydney University academics have led an international research collaboration assessing the impact of COVID-19 on the world’s African communities.
Federal Government delivers funding to establish Cybersecurity Aid Centre in Parramatta
The Federal Government has announced new funding for Western Sydney University to establish the ‘Cybersecurity Aid Centre’ to train and support small business with Cyber Incident Response.
Research paves the way for eye test to detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms
World-first research led by Western Sydney University has found a connection between the accumulation of rogue proteins in the eye, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Bridging the gap between science and Government
Dr Celia Harris from the MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development has been named a 2021 STEM Ambassador by Science & Technology Australia (STA).