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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.

19 November 2021

State government reforms needed to drain 'food swamps'

Despite much work on creating healthy food systems, local governments in New South Wales and Victoria struggle to prevent the sale and marketing of unhealthy food and drinks. A report led by Dr Belinda Reeve details the issues and offers suggestions for improvement.
18 November 2021

Engineers and computer scientists among world’s most highly-cited

Six University of Sydney engineering and computer science researchers feature in the 2021 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List, following a string of achievements from across the Faculty of Engineering.

18 November 2021

New analysis predicts how well vaccines will work against COVID-19 strains

Vaccines are less effective against some COVID-19 variants and boosting may be required within one year to maintain efficacy above 50 per cent, according to a new study.
18 November 2021

Professor Ian Hickie awarded Australia's top mental health prize

Brain and Mind Centre co-director, Professor Ian Hickie AM, has been named dual winner of the 2021 Australian Mental Health Prize.

18 November 2021

Good oral health in pregnancy could help reduce risk of premature birth

Regular dental checks, dental cleaning and treatment of gum inflammation should be a vital part of pregnancy care to help prevent adverse outcomes including premature birth, a global University of Sydney review has found.

17 November 2021

Becoming a lawyer in Canada and the U.S with the Sydney Juris Doctor

After moving from Canada to complete her Juris Doctor at Sydney Law School, alumna Allegra Geller-Kudrow shares her experiences and her journey into the legal profession.
17 November 2021

University of Sydney backs PM's Quantum boost

The University of Sydney welcomes today's announcement by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to establish a Quantum Commercialisation Hub as part of the Federal Government's Critical Technologies blueprint.
17 November 2021

Sydney academics recognised in highly cited researchers list

Twenty-nine University of Sydney academics have been named as world-leading experts in their fields, featuring in the 2021 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List.
17 November 2021

Kidney failure impacts life expectancy of women more than men

New research finds women experience a greater loss in life expectancy, and higher likelihood of premature death from kidney disease than men, highlighting a need to find the cause.
17 November 2021

Worlds next door: looking for habitable planets around Alpha Centauri

In collaboration with the Breakthrough Initiative, Saber Astronautics and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Professor Peter Tuthill is leading TOLIMAN, a project to discover if the nearest stars have planets that could support life.
16 November 2021

Making campus a safe community for all

Sharon Chung from the Safer Communities Office explains the support we offer, so you know what to expect and are informed to make the decision that’s most comfortable to you.

16 November 2021

Why happiness is becoming more expensive and out of reach

New research has found that the income level required to be happy in Australia has been increasing and moving out of reach of most Australians.