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Professor Barney Glover reappointed as Vice-Chancellor of Western Sydney University
Western Sydney University is pleased to announce that Professor Barney Glover will continue as the University’s Vice-Chancellor and President until 31 December 2023.
Western Sydney University leads world-first cataract research
A team of researchers from Western Sydney University are on track to significantly improve the lives of children and adults with cataracts thanks to their development of a world-first process able to generate light-focusing lenses from stem cells.
The Lebs: challenging literary traditions and perceptions of Australianess
Dr Michael Mohammed Ahmad’s new novel The Lebs challenges literary traditions and perceptions of Australianess.
Slow cycling isn’t just for fun – it’s essential for many city workers
In cities, people use bicycles for far more than just commuting and recreation. For many people, riding a bike is not just a way to get to work; it is a livelihood necessity and helps sustain urban economies.
What to do when the baby is born before you get to hospital
Women often express a fear of giving birth en route to the hospital, and these fears have some basis. Dramatic videos do the rounds on social media of women giving birth to babies in cars, on their front lawn, or in the car alone
Unexpected arrival: Study describes the mothers most likely to give birth outside of hospital
Waiting for a baby to arrive can be anxious business. Once labour starts, how long do you wait before going to hospital? Should you take your time, have a bath, and prepare for a long labour – or is your baby likely to crown when you’re stuck in traffic?