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08 November 2021

Seeing in Colour

A recent scientific instrument acquisition reveals how tests for colour blindness were developed in the late 19th century.

08 November 2021

Study pinpoints molecular targets of transplant rejection

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Monash University have made a significant discovery that uncovers what is happening at the molecular level when an organ transplant is recognised as foreign by the immune system.
08 November 2021

Youth mental health issues need personalised care: research

Two-thirds of young people with emerging mental disorders who attended primary care-based early intervention services remained poor or deteriorated over two years of care, researchers have found.
08 November 2021

Refugee workers: the untapped talent pool helping corporates thrive

As Australia works towards COVID-19 recovery and open borders, a new guide for employers wanting to tap into the refugee recruitment pool has been launched by the University of Sydney Business School and the Crescent Foundation.
08 November 2021

How much are Australians planning domestic and international trips?

Nearly half the Australian population are planning at least one domestic trip to visit family and friends in the next year, according to a new survey by the University of Sydney Business School.
08 November 2021

From Downton Abbey to Down Under

An ancient funerary figurine whose well-travelled history includes links to Tutankhamun and the set of Downton Abbey has been donated to the University's Chau Chak Wing Museum.
05 November 2021

New program helps students face challenges of the HSC

For the HSC class of 2021, the final school years have been particularly challenging. A new program is helping students in need overcome academic and mental-health hurdles.
04 November 2021

$15 million for innovative health and medical research

Chronic pain, cancer and COVID-19's impact on chronic lung disease sufferers are some of the problems University of Sydney researchers will tackle under new NHMRC funding, worth more than $15 million.
04 November 2021

Climate change a greater risk for Indigenous families

Without urgent change, housing in regional and remote areas of Australia will become inhospitable for many Indigenous families, forcing a climate migration.
03 November 2021

Sydney takes top honours in the 2021 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded three scientific research and innovation awards in the prestigious Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2021 for work on COVID-19, combatting addiction and breakthroughs in healing tissues and organs.
03 November 2021

How to manage exam stress in a post-pandemic world?

This year’s exam season feels a little bit different. Clinical Psychologist Dr Erin Kelly from the Matilda Centre shares her ways to manage exam stress and keep up with renewed social activities.

03 November 2021

Pollution from G20 consumption kills 2 million people a year

Monitoring pollution at production sites is fairly straightforward. Now Professor Manfred Lenzen and Dr Keisuke Nansai have tracked deadly pollution caused by consumption in rich countries, raising questions about who is responsible.
02 November 2021

New technology gives smart cars 'x-ray'-like vision

Australian researchers have developed a technology that allows autonomous vehicles to track moving pedestrians hidden behind buildings and cyclists obscured by cars, trucks, and buses.
02 November 2021

Associate Professor Paul Stanhope awarded David Harold Tribe Symphony Award 2021

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music is pleased to announce Associate Professor Paul Stanhope has won the David Harold Tribe Symphony Award 2021.

02 November 2021

Sydney’s engineering and computer science researchers continue to excel

Three international awards recently granted to Sydney academics acknowledge their substantial contributions to their respective fields of engineering and computer science.
01 November 2021

Pufferfish teaches business students lateral thinking

Objects from the Chau Chak Wing Museum are incorporated into a core Master of Commerce Unit at the University's Business School.
01 November 2021

Multidisciplinary major in Innovation and Entrepreneurship will help you turn your ideas into impact

Offering a range of study pathways to suit different degrees, passions and career goals, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship major will give you the skills to lead innovation and disrupt with purpose.
01 November 2021

Airport railways and aerotropolis names

Peter Thornton discusses the recent assessment on the economic viability of the Sydney Metro - Western Sydney Airport project and accompanying urban development, and outlines points for a successful airport rail link.
29 October 2021

Facebook and the Metaverse: should we be worried about privacy?

Facebook has announced a name change for its holding company at its annual conference to reposition itself as more than a social media company. But what does it mean for user privacy?
29 October 2021

Arts graduate and double scholar pursues Oxford dream

Arabic Language and Cultures alumna, Iman Salim Ali Farrar, has been awarded two competitive scholarships to pursue her passion in Arabic studies and politics – one which began since her childhood in the Middle East.