News Centre archive - 2012
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2012.
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Shelf Life returns for third season on Television Sydney
Television Sydney's critically acclaimed book show Shelf Life returns for a third season on Monday April 16 at 8.30pm on TVS digital channel 44.
Climate right for new research institute at UWS
Nine storey cranes and 28 metre high ring structures in native bushland that can produce the elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations.
Jet lagged trees hold clues to storing carbon
Similar biological processes that give international travellers the dreaded jetlag have been found to also affect plants and entire ecosystems.
Social media supports community resilience during natural disasters
A University of Western Sydney study into the use of social media during natural disasters has found it performs a valuable role coordinating official information, helping isolated people receive help.
Tell us What Matters these school holidays
The school holidays are a chance to take a break, refresh, and spend some time with family and friends. They are also a good time to sit back and think about what really matters in life.
University dream becomes reality at UWS for first in family students
The University of Western Sydney has already exceeded the Gillard Government’s target of lifting the participation rate of students from low socio-economic backgrounds at Australian universities.