Organisation

Western Sydney University

Acronym
WSU
Former Name
University of Western Sydney

Items published

Report

Exploring the impact of LGBTIQ-affirming health and community care on older gender and sexuality-diverse women's wellbeing and sense of belonging
30 Oct 2018

This research aimed to examine and understand older GSD (gender and sexuality diverse) women’s experiences and needs related to health, aged-care and social support services. In particular, this project sought to explore how access and engagement with services was related to women’s sense of community...

Report

18 Sep 2018

This report summarises current research in health and environmental sciences, planning policy, legislation and standards, sustainability education, and innovative design trends. Its purpose is to inform future research into student thermal comfort and cooling solutions for schools in Western Sydney and NSW.

Report

A venue and infrastructure needs analysis
30 Apr 2018

This research was commissioned to assist the City of Sydney in developing an up-to-date, wide-ranging understanding of its future needs for creative space, especially with regard to cultural creation and production.

Report

1 Mar 2018

This research arose out of a meeting of Western Sydney University’s (Western) ALLY network, where anecdotal concerns were voiced about the environmental conditions encountered by sexuality and gender diverse (SGD) students and staff.

Evaluation

Project report for Office of Widening Participation, Western Sydney University
1 Jul 2017

The Office of Widening Participation at Western Sydney University delivers more than 50 programs in schools and around the university that aim to increase young people's educational engagement and aspirations for higher study. These programs are particularly focused on students from low SES backgrounds, and...

Items associated

Report

11 Dec 2017

Examines the ways in which digital technology has already changed children’s lives and life chances – and explores what the future may hold.

Essay

20 Sep 2017

This occasional paper sets out to develop an alternative engaged theory of religion and secularity.

Report

12 Jun 2016

Whilst most young people are doing well, a concerning number are vulnerable to or directly affected by ill mental health (Lawrence et al., 2015). The experience of mental illness can have long lasting impacts including social disconnection and poorer life outcomes (AIHW, 2015). Alongside strategies...

Report

31 May 2016

The Youth Engaged Policy (YEP) project found that positive views of the role young people should play in policy making are not always evidence in practice. While there are some stand-out mechanisms for consultation and collaboration there is no comprehensive understanding or approach to youth...

Briefing paper

4 Jan 2016

This project examined residential investment vehicles introduced overseas to encourage investment in rental properties. It explored the opportunity to develop an effective residential investment vehicle in Australia oriented to enhance the supply of affordable rental properties.

The project analysed potential options for an effective...