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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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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.

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As the uni year gets underway, meet the students on the pathway to success

A record number of 3,709 pathway students are enrolled at UWSCollege this year, undertaking foundation studies as well as diploma programs in a wide range of areas.


Research success stories

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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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Summer triggers for male eating disorders

Sun, sand and swimming may sound relaxing but for an increasing number of men summer is a stressful time as they grapple with concerns about body image.




Expert opinion

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You don't have to be barking mad to think trees are like us

It looks to us like trees have no eyes, ears, heart, voice, nerves, lungs, intestines, blood or brain. But that's not entirely true. Trees are more like us than we might think... just not in ways you may expect.


David Rowe

Media changes reduce opinion in age of choice: expert

In the face of increased competition from new media companies, there may be changes to current ownership restrictions to allow mergers between established television broadcasters, radio stations and newspapers.




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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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