News Centre archive
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories.
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Awavena: the Amazonian virtual reality masterpiece backed by Western Sydney science
Awavena is a critically-acclaimed virtual-reality (VR) experience that tells the inspiring story of Hushahu, the first female Shaman in the Amazonian tribe of Yawanawa. The film has played to astounded audiences around the world.
Mice give predators the cold shoulder
Starve or be eaten? For small animals, this challenge must be faced every day. Searching for food is a risky business, and small animals must balance their need to eat as much as possible against the risk of being eaten themselves.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year
With the end of the year fast approaching, Western Sydney University has held its annual Chancellor’s toy appeal. This is the sixth year the appeal – which has donated over 2500 toys – has been held by the university.
Five extraordinary leaders recognised at Western Sydney University graduations
Eminent leaders in the fields of human rights, sport, media, policing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advocacy, today received prestigious honorary awards from Western Sydney University.
Western researchers make Highly Cited Researcher list
Four Western Sydney University researchers have been ranked in the top 1% globally after earning aplace on the Clarivate Analytics 2018 Highly Cited Researcher list.
6 tips for keeping cool this summer
Due to climate change and rapid urbanisation, our summers are getting hotter. Researchers at Western Sydney University say that extreme heat occurrences are becoming a major liveability issue, particularly in western Sydney.