Research success

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World-first study finds Merino sheep pregnancy can be detected using wool

Researchers from Western Sydney University have found a new, non-invasive way to detect pregnancy in Merino sheep through the analysis of reproductive hormones in wool.


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Western to play key role in $35 million agritech research initiative

Western Sydney University will play a key role in the future of agritech in Australia after the Federal Government today announced it will invest $35 million in the Future Food Systems Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).


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Western Sydney University confirms its place as a world-leader in research

The latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) evaluation confirms Western Sydney University as a world-leading research institution.


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From Western Sydney to South Korea: maternal health program to be rolled out internationally

A Western Sydney University-led world first program designed for families at risk of poor maternal and child health and development outcomes in south west Sydney, is being expanded to South Korea.


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Linkage grant success highlights partnership strength and impact

Western Sydney University researchers have been awarded almost $500,000 in funding after securing two prestigious Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants.


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Western Sydney University welcomes $150 million national funding boost for stem cell research

Western Sydney University has joined a strong and united stem cell community to welcome $150 million in Federal Government funding, over the next ten years.


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New link between childhood obesity and early infant feeding

New research suggests that infants in South Western Sydney introduced to formula and solid foods within the first four months, could be twice as likely to suffer from childhood obesity.


Koalas in a tree

Stress and habitat linked to koala recovery

New research led by Western Sydney University Stress Lab’s Dr Edward Narayan, has found the psychological state of wild koalas and the location they are rescued from, can have significant impacts on their chances of recovery and rehabilitation.



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