In response to the economic and social challenges impacting Sydney’s west, the region’s largest university has re-launched its Centre for Western Sydney.
Newcastle and Wollongong universities, UNSW Sydney and now Western Sydney University – collectively the ‘NUW Alliance’ – will collaborate to deliver a new STEM-focused ‘Multiversity’ for Western Sydney’s Aerotropolis precinct.
The Western Sydney Agrifood Mapping and Analytics project will contribute to the evidence base for specialised food industry clusters in the region.
On Friday 18 October, Liverpool City Council hosted a meeting of interested stakeholders to discuss Future Food Systems CRC research priorities for the proposed food and agribusiness hub in Western Sydney. Held at the site of the new Western Sydney […]
Researchers from the National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre at Western Sydney University have netted an Award of Merit from the Australian Institute for Horticulture for donating their glasshouse-grown produce to those in need.
For Priti Krishna, Foundation Chair of Sustainable Agriculture at Western Sydney University and lead researcher on the CRC’s Blueberry nutritional optimisation project, it’s not just about growing better crops; it’s about growing crops better.
Hort Innovation-Western Sydney University glasshouse trials at the university’s National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre using native stingless bee species
For UNSW Associate Professor and networked embedded sensor expert Wen Hu, automated farms supplying ‘smart cities’ with premium fresh food are the way of the future. And IoT systems are paving the way to this new, networked reality.
The world’s most forbidding deserts could be the best places on Earth for harvesting solar power – the most abundant and clean source of energy we have.