Awards and appointments

Crop nutrition research sees Grace Scott honoured at Royal Easter Show

Grace Scott has been awarded the Chris Russell Medal of Excellence at the Sydney Royal Easter Show for her research into boosting the nutrition of crops.


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Former refugee wins international research competition

For Alfred Mupenzi, who was born and raised in refugee camps in Africa, researching the lives of refugees at university is a subject close to his heart.


December Graduation

Great Australians honoured with awards from Western Sydney University

Three great Australians will be recognised for their services to the community by Western Sydney University at the upcoming December graduations.


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Catherine Attard presented with national Award for Teaching Excellence

Associate Professor Attard received her award at a ceremony held at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House in Canberra.


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The Academy wins Learning Experience award

Western Sydney University’s The Academy program has taken out the top prize in the Learning Experience category as part of the Australian Financial Review’s annual Higher Education Awards.



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Giramondo novel wins Prime Minister’s Literary Award

Lisa Gorton’s The Life of Houses has been named joint winner of the Prime Minister’s Literary Award for Fiction alongside Charlotte Wood’s The Natural Way of Things.


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Corporate Leader and Rugby aficionado Cameron Clyne joins the Board of the Whitlam Institute

Professor Barney Glover, Vice Chancellor of Western Sydney University, and the Honourable John Faulkner, Chair of the Whitlam Institute, announced the appointment of Mr Cameron Clyne to the Board of the Whitlam Institute.


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Ian Wright wins Research Impact Competition

Dr Ian Wright took out the First Place and People’s Choice awards for his scientific and community work to alleviate the lasting effects of coalmines in Sydney’s rivers.



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