News Centre archive - 2017
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2017.
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Members of Universities Australia will commit to expand their contributions to practical measures to close the gap in disadvantage and lift the visibility of Indigenous expertise and excellence.
New research conducted in collaboration with the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment demonstrates the impact of planting a diverse mix of trees rather than opting for monoculture plantings.
Older drivers at risk of crashes are ready to avoid potentially dangerous situations like peak hour and night-time travel after taking a safe driving program targeting their age group, according to a Western Sydney University study.
Nearly one in three Australians have negative feelings towards Muslim Australians, with 63% saying they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim.
Toxic discharge from an underground Blue Mountains coal mine is causing major damage to protected local waterways, raising concerns about the regulation of mining in the nearby World Heritage Conservation Area.
Western Sydney University students have swapped their classrooms for Krugar National Park as they experience first hand the challenges of conservation in the 21st century.