News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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Sporting fans are invited to participate in the Western Sydney University study, to share their own experiences in relation to buying tickets and travelling to the major venues.
Why don’t hippopotamuses get cholera? Why are some animals resistant to waterborne disease? – Phil Morey The short answer is that cholera has evolved to infect humans, not hippos.
Alcohol is a well-known disinfectant and some have speculated it may be useful for treating gut infections. Could alcohol be a useful agent to treat tummy bugs and throat infections?
Western Sydney University has appointed internationally-recognised researcher, educator and practitioner, Professor Chris Knapp, as the inaugural Chair of Architecture within the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics.
International experts in the fields of immunology will assemble for the Macarthur Rare Disease Symposium. Co-hosted by Western Sydney University, the Macarthur Clinical School, Campbelltown Hospital and The Australasian Mastocytosis Society (TAMS).
New Australian-led research has confirmed that smartphone apps are an effective treatment option for depression, paving the way for safe and accessible interventions for the millions of people around the world diagnosed with this condition.