News Centre archive
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Western Sydney reimagined as net-zero city in student challenge
Western Sydney University students have tackled the region’s most critical issue: how to move towards net-zero emissions by 2050 during The City Challenge.
Western Sydney University welcomes inaugural Dean of Engineering
Western Sydney University’s inaugural Dean of the School of Engineering, Professor Michail (Mike) Kagioglou, will begin at the Kingswood Campus on 9 March.
From darkness to light: new findings unravel how plants control energy generation
Researchers at Western Sydney University and The Australian National University have discovered new chemical communication pathways that determine how a plant changes when it emerges from darkness in the soil to light.
A city-by-city guide to how water supplies fared in Australia’s summer of extremes
Australia has just experienced a summer of environmental extremes. Water has played a key role.
Entire hillsides of trees turned brown this summer. Is it the start of ecosystem collapse?
The drought in eastern Australia was a significant driver of this season’s unprecedented bushfires. But it also caused another, less well known environmental calamity this summer: entire hillsides of trees turned from green to brown.
Western Sydney University celebrates ‘Each for Equal’
On International Women’s Day Western Sydney University acknowledges the achievements and impact of women within our University community and across the globe.