Research success

Town & Gown

Town & Gown Gala Dinner to celebrate western Sydney and cutting-edge health and medical research

The Gala will showcase Western's commitment to western Sydney; outstanding alumni community; and cutting-edge health and medical research projects making an impact.


Biomedical engineering

First hospital-based ‘biomedical engineer-in-residence’ appointed

The first ‘biomedical engineer-in-residence’ has been appointed at Western Sydney University’s Clinical School at Liverpool Hospital.


Professor Les Bokey

Professor Les Bokey: bowel cancer, robotics and automation in health

Professor Les Bokey came to Australia from Alexandria as a refugee in the 1960’s. He is now Foundation Professor of Surgery and Clinical Dean of Western Sydney University.


Preeclampsia: we can do more

The number of women suffering from preeclampsia are unacceptable according to Dean and Foundation Chair of Medicine at Western Sydney University Professor Annemarie Hennessy.


Revolutionising Dementia Care

A new model of dementia care is set to revolutionise diagnosis, treatment, and care for people with a decline in their memory and thinking.


Western lead Australian-first studies into gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is the fastest growing type of diabetes in Australia. Western Sydney University has two new Australian-first research projects aimed at better understanding and managing the disease.


Breastfeeding mothers turn to social media for support

Facebook groups offer emotional and practical support to breastfeeding mothers

A Western Sydney University study has shed new light on the ways that mothers use social media for breastfeeding support.


Aerial view of houses

Single women facing housing insecurity

Dr Emma Power wants to hear stories of how older women aged 55 and over who are not home owners are grappling with housing security in the Illawarra region.



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