Research success

Western researchers make Highly Cited Researcher list

Four Western Sydney University researchers have been ranked in the top 1% globally after earning aplace on the Clarivate Analytics 2018 Highly Cited Researcher list.


$1.9 million NHMRC grant for Western set for major breakthroughs in preeclampsia research

Western has been awarded an NHMRC Project Grant valued at $1.9 million to test the effectiveness of a novel medication which could prevent women who develop severe pre-eclampsia needing to give birth prematurely, and in turn, save lives.

Research reveals the dangerous impact increasing temperatures are having on our children

New Western Sydney University research found dangerously high surface temperatures in outdoor play spaces, raising important questions about children’s safety and learning outcomes.

Dr Alfred Mupenzi

From refugee to PhD: the power of resilience and an unwavering smile

Born and raised in refugee camps in Uganda after losing both of his parents by the age of 12, and then facing social and financial challenges when arriving in Australia in 2013 – recent PhD recipient Dr Alfred Mupenzi has many reasons not to smile, but he does.

Town & Gown

Town and Gown Gala Dinner to celebrate Western Sydney and cutting-edge health and medical research

The Gala will showcase Western's commitment to western Sydney; outstanding alumni community; and cutting-edge health and medical research projects making an impact.

Biomedical engineering

First hospital-based ‘biomedical engineer-in-residence’ appointed

The first ‘biomedical engineer-in-residence’ has been appointed at Western Sydney University’s Clinical School at Liverpool Hospital.

Professor Les Bokey

Professor Les Bokey: bowel cancer, robotics and automation in health

Professor Les Bokey came to Australia from Alexandria as a refugee in the 1960’s. He is now Foundation Professor of Surgery and Clinical Dean of Western Sydney University.

Preeclampsia: we can do more

The number of women suffering from preeclampsia are unacceptable according to Dean and Foundation Chair of Medicine at Western Sydney University Professor Annemarie Hennessy.

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