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Citizen scientists needed to help save sick wombats

As wombats fight for survival against a deadly skin disease that kills in months, Western Sydney University scientists are asking Australians to help take a census of wombats using an innovative app.


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Steve Waugh, Waleed Aly and Jessica Watson announced for Open Day

An all-star line up of inspirational Australians will take centre stage at a new and reimagined Open Day on Sunday 30 August.


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University of Western Sydney changes name to put Western Sydney first

The University of Western Sydney will launch a new positioning and identity on 30 August, with the University to be known as Western Sydney University.

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Study unlocks secrets to learning new languages

A study has found young adults who are immersed in a new language not only learn faster and more accurately, they are better at understanding accents and piecing together multiple conversations.

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Study unlocks secrets to learning new languages

A study has found young adults who are immersed in a new language not only learn faster and more accurately, they are better at understanding accents and piecing together multiple conversations.


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Study sheds new light on Australian Pacfiic community

A report has shed light on the Pacific community in Australia, a largely ignored sector of society similar to other migrant working communities around the world.





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Radical, young, Muslim: the Arab-Australian novel in the 21st century

As The Tribes’ huge cast of characters wanders in and out of its pages, we come to realise the intimacy and richness of such extended communities and think afresh about what it means to live a rich and fulsome life.


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Are young children addicted to technology?

Society has been inundated with scare tactics around children’s increasing use of technology. To date, media articles have blamed technology for various ills in society such as obesity, insomnia, violence, aggression and language development issues.




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Citizen scientists needed to help save sick wombats

As wombats fight for survival against a deadly skin disease that kills in months, scientists are asking Australians to help take a census of wombats using an innovative new app.


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Elderly more trusting when it comes to heeding investment advice

New research has found that as we age, we are less likely to be concerned with someone’s reputation for being untrustworthy when it comes to financial advice.




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