News Centre archive - 2019
Collated on this page is an archive of the University's News Centre stories in 2019.
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Young growing forests offer the greatest opportunity for carbon storage
New research out in PNAS shows younger forests store the most carbon from the air.
Finding the limit for the gardens of the future as summers intensify
Plants of the future on show as Hawkesbury's heat stress experiments the focus for ABC Gardening Australia's 30th anniversary edition.
Western achieves a perfect score in international ratings
Western Sydney University has achieved the highest possible overall rating of 5 stars in the latest QS Stars University Ratings — an evaluation system that assesses universities worldwide.
Native turtles face extinction in South Australia: New report
Western Sydney University has contributed to new Australian research into native turtle populations in the Murray River and associated waterways, finding species are in decline in the lower Murray River region.
When water is scarce, we can’t afford to neglect the alternatives to desalination
The second of two articles looking at the increasing reliance of Australian cities on desalination plants to supply drinking water, with less emphasis on the alternatives of water recycling and demand management.
Parramatta’s world-class Engineering Innovation Hub design team announced
Design team ‘Tzannes + Blight Rayner Architecture’ has won the Design Excellence Competition to create the Engineering Innovation Hub, a joint venture between Western and UNSW Sydney and Charter Hall, in the heart of the Parramatta CBD.