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Jet lagged trees hold clues to storing carbon
Similar biological processes that give international travellers the dreaded jetlag have been found to also affect plants and entire ecosystems.
Social media supports community resilience during natural disasters
A University of Western Sydney study into the use of social media during natural disasters has found it performs a valuable role coordinating official information, helping isolated people receive help.
Tell us What Matters these school holidays
The school holidays are a chance to take a break, refresh, and spend some time with family and friends. They are also a good time to sit back and think about what really matters in life.
University dream becomes reality at UWS for first in family students
The University of Western Sydney has already exceeded the Gillard Government’s target of lifting the participation rate of students from low socio-economic backgrounds at Australian universities.
Are you really happy for me? UWS explores our emotional responses when a romantic partner succeeds
Couples are competitive when it comes to holding the remote control, however, when it comes to life outside of the lounge room, research from the University of Western Sydney suggests.
Mrs Margaret Whitlam AO 1919-2012
“What is there to say? We will miss her. We will miss her terribly,” was the first response from Vice-Chancellor of the University of Western Sydney and Whitlam Institute Board member, Professor Janice Reid.