News Centre archive
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World-first study finds Merino sheep pregnancy can be detected using wool
Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a new, non-invasive way to detect pregnancy in Merino sheep through the analysis of reproductive hormones in wool.
Western Sydney University joins the NSSN
The western Sydney region is the next hotspot for research and innovation in NSW with numerous major projects that will benefit immensely from world-class smart sensing research.
Westmead Feelings Program awarded for contribution to Autism community
The Westmead Feelings Program, a pair of research-driven intervention programs for school-age children with autism, has won the Advancement Award in the Autism Spectrum Australia’s (Aspect) 2019 Recognition Awards.
Universities can lead the way in supporting just and responsible social change
The higher education experience shapes students’ capacity to contribute to the world as ethical, compassionate and civic-minded global citizens, says Professor Barney Glover.
Western Sydney University ranked among top 20 universities globally for social and economic impact
Western Sydney University has ranked 1st in the world for its work to address gender equality, and 2nd for reducing inequalities in the inaugural Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings.
Is bottom-pinching still ‘indecent’ by today’s community standards?
In a recent court case in Western Australia, Magistrate Michelle Ridley ruled that “in an era of twerking” and easy access to pornography, a police officer pinching a woman’s backside is not indecent assault.