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29 November 2021

Ivermectin could help save the endangered Australian sea lion

Australian sea lions - a national government conservation priority species - have new hope for survival, thanks to a successful University of Sydney trial of ivermectin to treat hookworm infection.
26 November 2021

Students reach global IBM Call for Code finals with ethical purchasing and food waste solutions

Undergraduate students from the University of Sydney’s Business, Engineering, Law, Arts and Science faculties were among the finalists in a major global competition calling for technology solutions to tackle the world’s toughest problems.
26 November 2021

Turning disadvantages into advantages in an age of uncertainty

Your senior years have been full of disruptions and challenges. Professor John Shields explains why resilience will be your greatest asset and how to make the most out of a crisis.

26 November 2021

New Julius Caesar looks at the consequences of failed politics

Dr Huw Griffiths, senior lecturer in English Literature, reflects on the retelling of history and political stories in a powerful new production of Julius Caesar.
26 November 2021

Alcohol prevention reduces risky drinking and related harms in adulthood

Adolescents who received 'Climate Schools' or 'PreVenture' school-based preventative interventions report up to 96% reduced-odds of hazardous alcohol use, and up to 87% reduced the odds of experiencing alcohol-related harms, when compared to young people who received 'health education as usual', researchers from the Matilda Centre have found.
25 November 2021

Encouraging Inquisitiveness and Connection to Shared Histories: Spotlight on Dr Jude Philp

In this time of disruption, we take a pause to highlight the work of SEI Member Dr Jude Philp connecting people, places and discussions through the Macleay Collections at the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney.
25 November 2021

Does menstruation affect university students' education?

A review covering over 20 years of global research on the menstrual experiences of university students highlights a need for greater understanding of how menstruation impacts education in high-income countries.
25 November 2021

A dream collaboration

Shakespeare's most loved comedy, A Midsummer Night's Dream, adapted into an opera by Benjamin Britten, is a co-production by, and the final year performance for students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and the National Institute of Dramatic Art.
25 November 2021

COVID-19 pandemic leaves permanent scar on retail workers

More than half of Australian retail workers experienced customer abuse during the pandemic, while nearly half felt their job became more insecure, landmark new research by the University of Sydney and the ANU finds.
24 November 2021

University to co-lead Connectivity Innovation Network

The NSW Government has announced that the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney will lead the establishment of the state's Connectivity Innovation Network.
24 November 2021

From an economics degree to successful start-up leader in Vietnam

Minh Bui is a leading entrepreneur, Harvard MBA graduate, singer, actor and filmmaker in Vietnam – and it all started with a Bachelor of Economics.
24 November 2021

Bioscience start-up and Sydney researcher team up for “blood-vessel-in-a-box”

This soon-to-be-commercialised technology is the first significant disruption to the past century-and-a-half of 2D cell culturing and animal-based testing, paving the way for more accurate and ethical medical research and treatment.
24 November 2021

Queen Elizabeth II: the twilight years of a record-breaking reign

At 95, Queen Elizabeth II is the longest reigning British monarch. But in recent weeks, she has been absent for medical reasons, says Dr Cindy McCreery. Could she step down or will she go on to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee in 2022?
23 November 2021

The age of fish

Ageing animals is never a simple process, but a far more important one than you might first think.

23 November 2021

Indigenous Women, Outlaw Culture and the Law

Associate Professor Nicole Watson explores the resilience, resourcefulness and grit of Australia's Indigenous women at the inaugural lecture.
23 November 2021

Sydney rocketry team to compete at 2022 Spaceport America Cup

The University of Sydney Rocketry Team has been accepted to compete at the 2022 Spaceport America Cup - an international student rocketry competition which tests would-be rocket scientists.
22 November 2021

Joint sustainability lab launched with Zhejiang University

The University of Sydney and Zhejiang University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint lab on sustainable environment.
22 November 2021

Publication bias: Why null results are not necessarily ‘dull’ results

Negative results are sometimes hidden discoveries

22 November 2021

Unlocking the mysteries of the little brain

Our large "little brain" holds command of our human behaviours, yet we still have much to uncover of its staggering capacity

22 November 2021

Silent achievers: Hidden discoveries in Science

The field of science is meant to be based upon data and logic - but you might be surprised to find out that this doesn't always save Science from being discriminatory.