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Western secures funding for Australian-first multi-sensor space observatory

Western Sydney University researchers have been awarded an International Space Investment (Expand Capability) Grant worth $410,000 (AUD) to establish an Australian-first multi-sensor space observatory in South Australia.


Crossing the Line exhibition

Intersecting racism and transphobia put transgender women at risk

A Western study has found that transgender women from CALD backgrounds are more likely to be the victim of sexual harassment and violence than other women in Australia.


Speaking out against racism in schools: new report

Experts are calling for a new evidence-based program to address racism in schools to be expanded across the country, after a successful pilot was run in Victoria and New South Wales.


Kids on screens

New international research partnership to assess the state of media literacy in Australia and the USA

As rapid changes in technology and global communication highlight the critical role of media literacy within society, the University and The National Association for Media Literacy Education (USA) are partnering to assess the current state of media literacy education.


Study calls for better inclusion of same-sex attracted and gender diverse youth in sport

Western Sydney University researchers have found same-sex attracted and gender diverse young people want to participate in sport, but past and current negative experiences, can hold them back.


Western Sydney University research to be deployed to the International Space Station

Western Sydney University, in partnership with the United States Air Force Academy, are deploying ground-breaking camera technology to the International Space Station for a research and development (R&D) project investigating atmospheric phenomena.


New study links swipe-based dating apps to poor mental health

Research by Western Sydney University and the University of Sydney has found people using swipe-based dating apps (SBDAs) experience especially higher rates of psychological distress than non-users.


Western Sydney needs a safe drug injecting facility

Western Sydney should have a safe injecting facility to help tackle the emerging opioid crisis in Sydney.



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