News Centre archive
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Plants release more carbon dioxide into atmosphere than expected
A new study involving Western Sydney University, ANU and international collaborators has found that plants release more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere through respiration than expected, and the problem will worsen with climate change.
Western introduces its own Academy Awards for excellence
Western Sydney University has hosted a special awards ceremony, to celebrate the achievements of staff and students affiliated with The Academy.
Most young Australians can’t identify fake news online
In September 2017, we conducted Australia’s first nationally representative survey focused on young Australians’ news engagement practices.
Can a tech company build a city? Ask Google
Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation startup owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet, has announced a partnership with the City of Toronto to develop a new waterfront precinct. Time to ask Google: can you build a city?
Report highlights need for media literacy among Australian kids
Australia’s first national children’s news and media report, co-authored by Dr Tanya Notley from the Institute for Culture and Society, was officially launched in Sydney today.
Bronze award for Western Sydney University tourism program
Western Sydney University was awarded a bronze medal at the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards, during a gala event in Sydney last night.