News Centre archive
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Study unlocks secrets to learning new languages
A study has found young adults who are immersed in a new language not only learn faster and more accurately, they are better at understanding accents and piecing together multiple conversations.
Radical, young, Muslim: the Arab-Australian novel in the 21st century
As The Tribes’ huge cast of characters wanders in and out of its pages, we come to realise the intimacy and richness of such extended communities and think afresh about what it means to live a rich and fulsome life.
Western Sydney events: Festival of Urbanism
The 2015 Festival of Urbanism is coming to UWS. Themed 'Urban myth-busting', this year's Festival features international speakers, city tours and films to examine the real problems facing Australian cities.
Academics forge international networks through digital connections
The dynamic ways social science researchers are collaborating to produce content beyond traditional academic structures is exemplified in a new UWS open access book featuring 83 international researchers.
Are young children addicted to technology?
Society has been inundated with scare tactics around children’s increasing use of technology. To date, media articles have blamed technology for various ills in society such as obesity, insomnia, violence, aggression and language development issues.
Open Forum: Egyptian Ambassador discusses Arab Spring
Democratic uprisings swept through the Middle East and Africa in 2011, but initial hopes the Arab Spring would usher in a new era of democracy and peace across the region have faded.