A big vision for Sydney’s future that would have us all residents of central living districts (CLDs) has won 20-year-old first year undergraduate student Caitlin Hanrahan the inaugural Lendlease Bradfield Urban Vision Scholarship.
A year of treatment with nicotinamide, a form of vitamin B3, significantly lowered the risk of common, non-melanoma skin cancer in high-risk patients, according to University of Sydney research.
With Melbourne Cup next month and Black Caviar’s daughter one of the most valuable female yearlings in Australian history if sold next year, timely research reveals the extent to which offspring resemble their parents. The research, unveiled at this week's Sydney Science Forum, has not only focused on horse racing performance, but also for the first time considered a range of traits including career length and susceptibility to diseases.
Have you heard the one about the professor who walked into a bar? On Tuesday night, more than 1000 Sydneysiders did, when they turned up to 20 bars to hear from 20 academics as part of the inaugural Raising the Bar Sydney.
The robotic labour foreseen by the film Back to the Future is becoming a reality with devices such as RIPPA.
Researchers from the Heart Research Institute and the Charles Perkins Centre are behind an Australian-first project to understand the impact of rugby union on elite players.
Light and reflection are a common theme of Jacky Redgate’s oeuvre and she reinvents this in Mirrors, her latest show, which incorporates photographic abstraction and features a new project using photographs found by the artist.
Ten University of Sydney scholars have been awarded a combined $5.7m in federal funding to tackle the impacts of dementia and find ways to prevent and cure the debilitating disease.
Eight years after her first performance at a campus band competition, The Jezabels' frontwoman Hayley Mary returned to the University of Sydney this week to deliver a guest lecture to students from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
They've both booked berths to Rio, but before pursuing Olympic glory next year University of Sydney rowers Cameron Girdlestone and Sasha Belonogoff have a local test.
Students across Australia have gone mad for Madmaker, an online STEM challenge launched this week by the University of Sydney.
Why is it proving so hard to get a specific curriculum on democracy taught in all Australian schools, asks Professor Murray Print.
Initial findings from an evaluation of Redfern's Sydney Story Factory reveal the value of creative writing experiences in fostering children's imagination and writing.
Funding to support two-year project to strengthen the voices of people with disabilities in the Asia Pacific, and provide much-needed support in natural disasters.
PhD student Kathy Chapman has contributed to an analysis of the saturated fat, energy and sugars in some of our favourite treats.
Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, rather than ISIS, appears to be a major cause of initial movement of refugees out of Syria, writes Suraina Pasha.
Human rights advocate Senthorun Raj (BA(Hons) ’10 LLB ’13), talks about the marriage equality debate and different ways to recognise relationships.
Three University of Sydney researchers have been named as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda delivered the annual Dr Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration at the University of Sydney this week.
Good legislation creates greater freedom, rather than impeding it, argue Paul Griffiths and Roger Magnusson.