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Top secret Solar Car under wraps at Western Sydney University
Excitement is building for the Western Sydney University Solar Car Project. The team has released a teaser trailer video for its sleek, new solar-powered vehicle that will compete in the 2017 Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in October.
Study points to acupuncture to reduce period pain
A study conducted by researchers from Western Sydney University and the University of Auckland has shown that acupuncture treatment significantly reduces period pain intensity, duration and symptoms over time.
Blaming migrants won’t solve Western Sydney’s growing pains
Western Sydney is one of the fastest-growing regions in Australia. It’s also one of the most culturally and linguistically diverse, as a key arrival point for refugees and new migrants when they first settle in Australia.
Platform co-ops offer urban communities a bigger say in their lives
Digital platform companies regulate our likes, updates, schedules, locations, photos, jobs and trips. In the “world of the platform”, the power and control of these proprietary systems commodify our habits, attitudes and movements.
How people can best make the transition to cool future cities
It is difficult to remember when we are in the midst of winter, but keeping cool in summer is a big issue for some communities. And the problem is likely to get worse as our summer heatwaves grow longer and hotter.
Can property survive the great climate transition?
As we become an increasingly urban species, urban resilience is emerging as a big deal. The idea is generating a lot of noise about how to develop or retrofit cities that can deal with the many challenges before us, or consume less energy in the transition to post-carbon economies.