News Centre archive - 2012

Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.

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Chemistry right for award winning UWS student

UWS student’s high calibre chemistry experiments, which may lead to better cancer detection, have been recognised by the Royal Australian Chemical Institute.


Aboriginal community health connection wins award

An innovative program connecting UWS medical students with the Aboriginal Medical Service in regional NSW and metropolitan Sydney has been recognised by the Leaders in Indigenous Medical Education Network.

Professor Peter Shergold

UWS Chancellor appointed to chair new national aged care council

UWS Chancellor, Professor Peter Shergold AC has been appointed Chair of Aged Care Reform Implementation Council.

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Ambitious high school students take on university

At this time of year most year 12 students are immersed in their preparations for the HSC and aren’t thinking too much of what might await them if they go on to university.


Scientific road trip to save Murray River turtles

Two world experts on Australian native freshwater turtles are heading ‘downstream’ along the Murray to build local community partnerships to help save the animals.

School of Medicine

Risky drinkers over-represented in rural emergency department patients, new study finds

Nearly two in every five emergency department patients in rural areas of Australia drink alcohol at risky levels, a new study has found.


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