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UWS unveils the John Phillips Library

The $30 million University of Western Sydney Penrith campus library has been officially named the John Phillips Library in tribute to the University's Emeritus Chancellor, Mr John Phillips.


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Thousands graduate in Autumn ceremonies

The University of Western Sydney’s Parramatta campus will be awash with colour and celebration, as years of study and hard work culminate in graduation season for thousands of UWS students.

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Unis must stay at the table on reform

The legislative reform of Australia’s higher education and research sector is too important for universities to withdraw their support for compromise, says Vice-Chancellor Professor Barney Glover.


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Magnet for breakthroughs: UWS research facility expands

UWS will celebrate the recently expanded Biomedical Magnetic Resonance Facility by hosting events this month to highlight the power of the technology for research, healthcare and industrial applications.

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UWS breaks new ground with state-of-the-art science facility for Parramatta

The University of Western Sydney has marked the start of construction on the new state-of-the-art science facility at the UWS Parramatta campus.


Research success stories

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Researchers question dense approach to residential development

High-density city living does not guarantee improved environmental outcomes, with new research showing other variables such as belief in human-induced climate change and level of education play a key role.


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Study finds people power can lower blood pressure

The world’s largest study of diabetes peer support has shown it can significantly lower blood pressure in patients with Type 2 diabetes and potentially reduce their risk of serious complications.




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We’re all The Walking Dead – we just don’t know it yet

A show like The Walking Dead helps us think through the challenges we face as a species, and reflect on the critical importance of how to make new economies possible.


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A science centre in Western Sydney will inspire more than just kids

A science centre in Western Sydney will be of immense value to science teachers in exposing their students to the latest developments in science and engineering.




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South West Sydney residents set to benefit from new cancer detection project

A new project to assist people in South West Sydney access services to detect and treat colorectal cancers will be lead by the UWS School of Medicine.


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Mums: we need you! Penrith Babylab opens its doors

Parents interested in improving our understanding of the way children learn about language and the world are urged to contact the new UWS Babylab at Penrith.




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