With the passing of former Prime Minister, The Honourable Gough Whitlam, AC QC, Australia has today lost a genuinely intellectual leader and one of our greatest social reformers.
Professor Kirkpatrick joins UWS from the University of Adelaide, and will officially take up her role in January 2015. Professor Kirkpatrick joins UWS from the University of Adelaide.
The Honourable Julia Gillard visits a full-house in Parramatta and reflects on her time in public life.
Peter Jonason has been awarded the Ig Noble Prize for Psychology for research showing people who stay up late at night are more likely to display anti-social personality traits.
A bite sized round-up of news from the University of Western Sydney community.
Research success stories
An alarming number of new mums who develop increased blood sugar levels during pregnancy are placing themselves at heightened risk of long-term diabetes because of false perceptions of their own weight and health risk.
Queensland fruit flies that inflict damage on the nation's horticultural industry may be about to see their numbers take a significant dive thanks to new research.
The Safe Haven Enterprise Visa seems to provide a shard of hope for those irregular immigrants seeking long-term asylum in Australia.
Google may soon offer children under 13 a simple and safe way to access internet services including Gmail and YouTube, but how will this affect online safety?
Participate in research
A study into how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) residents in the Blue Mountains have been impacted by bushfires is now calling for participants.
Saving the turtles in the nation's biggest river, the Murray-Darling, requires a big effort, one that crosses the boundaries of universities and industry and scientists and citizens.