News Centre archive
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Asian businesses - the new classroom for New Colombo students
Hundreds of Western Sydney University students will trade their high-tech classrooms in Australia to study, research, and engage with innovative businesses, including start-ups, across the Asia-Pacific region.
You can tell if someone is attracted to you by their voice
We’ve heard of the physical effects on our body when we are talking to someone we are attracted to, but you can also gauge the level of someone’s attraction by their voice.
Early childhood academic internationally recognised for bilingual children’s e-book
World Wanderer is the tale of an adventurer who travels across the globe chasing warm water, with the story told through text and voice narration in both English and Mandarin.
Curious Kids: Where does my poo go when I flush the toilet? Does it go into the ocean?
When you press the flush button, your wee, poo, toilet paper and water go down a pipe called a sewer. The toilet flushes the wastes down the sewer pipe. The sewer pipe from your house also collects and removes other wastes.
Official prayers in federal parliament are divisive and unconstitutional, and should be scrapped
Each sitting day in federal parliament begins with the Speaker of the House and the President of the Senate leading prayers. But sectarian official prayers are inconsistent with the religious diversity of the Australian community MPs are elected to represent.
Exploration of tiny creatures leads to big 3MT Final win
At Western Sydney University's Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Final, the audience was taken on a compelling journey from the research lab to the forest floor – to explore the habitat of some of the world's smallest creatures.