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UWS now ranked in the top 60 best young universities in the world

The University of Western Sydney has made a significant leap in this year's rankings of the world's best 100 universities under the age of 50, moving from 87th to 56th position.


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International recognition for UWS

The University of Western Sydney’s excellence in teaching and research has been acknowledged in the 2015 QS World University Rankings by Subject, which evaluated over 3,500 universities.

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UWS hosts a symposium on planning for Western Sydney's first international airport

The Sydney Business Chamber has brought together aviation and planning experts for the first symposium on how Western Sydney’s international airport will work and how it can transform the city.

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Giramondo publishing recognised in NSW Premier’s Literary Awards

The UWS Writing and Society Research Centre is pleased to announce two of its Doctor of Creative Arts students have been shortlisted for 2015 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards.

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New exhibition sheds light on the lives of Australia’s post-war migrants

Snakes in the laundry and dreary meals of mutton are just some of the memories post-war immigrants have shared in A Place to Call Home? Migrant Hostel Memories.


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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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