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2018

Articles published in 2018

26 November 2018

Busting flexible work myths: why not to tie workers to their desks

Does presenteeism, or being physically in the office, make a difference to the business bottom line? A new University of Sydney report has found traditional models of 'face-time' limits access to flexible work.
26 November 2018

Alcohol marketing code failing to protect young people

The alcohol industry's code of conduct does not adequately protect young people from exposure to alcohol marketing, University of Sydney research reveals.
23 November 2018

New scholarships for CubeSat research

The scholarships are linked to projects in the ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and Their Applications (CUAVA).
23 November 2018

Why The Regiment is your new home on campus

If you’re hunting for a student residence, the Regiment Building is a great place to start.
23 November 2018

Labor's energy storage plan: 4 expert reactions

What do energy experts make of the federal opposition's energy policy? Four experts from the University's Centre for Future Energy examine the plan to boost renewables and cut electricity bills.
23 November 2018

National acclaim at 22 years: Oscar Joe Gross wins Best Original Song

Third year contemporary music student Oscar Joe Gross recently won Best Original Song Composed for the Screen at the 2018 Screen Music Awards.
22 November 2018

2018 SCA Undergraduate Degree Show

Two awards were presented at the opening of the Undergraduate Degree show at the Sydney College of the Arts. Student achievements are celebrated at the annual exhibition, displaying the progressive works from the class of 2018.
22 November 2018

How to promote your baby's healthy growth if feeding with formula

While breastfeeding is the recommended approach to infant feeding, some mothers may not be able to writes Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson and Jessica Appleton from the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery.
22 November 2018

University of Sydney's international push

Academics from the University of Sydney's partner institutions have this month gathered in Sydney for the largest summit on international research collaboration the University has ever hosted.
21 November 2018

Big data – taking the guesswork and the risks out of the big decisions

A leading expert in big data analytics has told a Business School symposium that movements on the world’s stock markets are becoming more uniform with prices rising and falling in an interdependent way.
21 November 2018

Sydney alumni awarded 2018 Byera Hadley Traveling Scholarships

Master of Architecture graduates awarded Byera Hadley Traveling Scholarships, enabling young NSW architects to undertake research in cities and communities around the world.
21 November 2018

The beat goes on: helping mums bond with their unborn child

Three University of Sydney Design students who have created an invention to aid parent-child bonding during pregnancy will soon launch their start-up business, PetiteBeat.
21 November 2018

Lewis Evans: Simple Dwelling

Master of Architecture graduate Lewis Evans has been awarded a Byera Hadley Travelling Scholarship to uncover built examples of simple dwellings in coastal NSW and Tasmania.
21 November 2018

Anna Erica Ewald-Rice

Inspired by the University’s long standing tradition of applied community based projects, Master of Architecture alumnus, Anna Erica Ewald-Rice, plans to create an active tool for promoting conversations between architects and Indigenous community members.
21 November 2018

Work to live, or live to work – is the answer either, or?

Master of Architecture graduate, Jessica Bradley, to travel to Melbourne, Berlin and Amsterdam to investigate how purpose-driven business can be applied to an architectural practice.
21 November 2018

Architectural Culture: New Perspectives 2018

Designs for major precincts, sustainable high-density schools, obsolete car-park buildings and cultural facilities for remote Indigenous communities are among the projects shown in the 2018 Architecture Graduate Exhibition.
21 November 2018

Farmers growing for good

National Agriculture Day motto is ‘Grow for good’, and we think that is worth celebrating. It is an opportunity to pause and consider all the good farmers do every day.
21 November 2018

Low-protein high-carb diet shows promise for healthy brain ageing

Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the University of Sydney.
21 November 2018

Helping to reduce opioid use in dental care

The project aims to de-implement the reliance of opioid analgesics and to implement reliance on non-opioid analgesics to manage postoperative pain following dental extractions.

20 November 2018

Sydney scholars elected into prestigious humanities academy

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has announced the election of three University of Sydney scholars to the Academy—the highest honour for achievement in the humanities in Australia.