News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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Award-winning author and leading expert in Australian Studies, Professor Labao Wang, has been named as the new Director of the Australia China Institute for Arts and Culture (ACIAC).
The weather is getting warmer, and gardens are coming alive with bugs. For some, it’s a sign to contact the local pest control company or go to the supermarket to stock up on sprays.
The increasing thirst of Australia’s biggest cities routinely exceeds our capacity to rely on rainfall for drinking water. Australia is facing a fast-approaching “perfect storm” of growing urban populations and declining rainfall to supply storage reservoirs.
"There is no exquisite beauty … without some strangeness in the proportion." Edgar Allen Poe’s words have a particular irony for me. I am a woman with achondroplasia dwarfism, or what is commonly referred to as “disproportionate dwarfism”.
A team of Western Sydney University students from the School of Business have placed third in Australia in a Financial Planning Challenge hosted by AMP.
November is Turtle Month, and according to a Western Sydney University researcher it is also an important time to be on the look-out for our river-dwelling friends.