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2022

Articles published in 2022

13 December 2022

Material connection

Before their journey, delicate loaned works require careful planning and handling. 

13 December 2022

5 reasons to get the Diploma of Language Studies

Gain sought-after skillsets from the state’s leading institution for Modern Languages.* Our flexible pathway program allows you to learn a language (or more) during or after your degree at your own pace.
13 December 2022

A remedy for life

Author Ruth Wilson's quest to 'thoroughly understand her own heart', as Jane Austen wrote in her novel Emma, led her to study a PhD in her eighties and to pen a memoir which highlights a lifetime of lessons learnt from Austen's novels.
13 December 2022

Pioneering heat stress scale to be trialed in Western Sydney

Sydney researchers are developing a heat stress scale similar to a UV index, with an accompanying app to help the public handle the heat and avoid the risk of health problems from heatwaves.
13 December 2022

Medicine and health stories that got people talking in 2022

These stories have shaped the year. They challenged us, entertained us, educated us, and even changed people's thinking. Discover the vast array of research that dominated the news in 2022.
12 December 2022

New evidence for Polynesian settlement on Norfolk Island

A collaborative research program beginning with local information provides new insights on the Polynesian settlement of Norfolk Island.

12 December 2022

Exploring a sense of place through art

How do creative artistic practices add depth to how we experience our environment? In this review, SEI 2022 Honours Fellow Olivia Mulligan explores the work and ideas of conceptual, place-based artist Professor Daniel Peltz.
09 December 2022

$2.65 million to further Motor Neurone Disease research  

Three Brain and Mind Centre researchers have been awarded a collective $2.6m to help find better treatments for Motor Neurone Disease.
09 December 2022

Ömie nioge (barkcloth)

The next exhibition in our Ian Potter Gallery celebrates the unique and dynamic barkcloth art movement of the Ömie people of Papua New Guinea. 

09 December 2022

Kevin McCann AO awarded Doctor of Laws (honoris causa)  

The University of Sydney awards a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to Kevin McCann AO for his exemplary contributions to law, social justice and fostering international relations.

09 December 2022

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, finds study

In good news for those who don't like playing sport or going to the gym, new research finds just three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease.
08 December 2022

Proud Bundajalung man Boe Rambaldini awarded Honorary Fellow of the University

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellow of the University to Boe Rambaldini for his tireless work to support the improved health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

08 December 2022

The ChatGPT chatbot is blowing people away with its writing skills

Dr Marcel Scharth from the University of Sydney Business School explains why ChatGPT is so impressive - and where it might be immediately useful.
08 December 2022

STEM Reach to regional schools

Students from far north NSW, many of which have been affected by the recent floods, are set to benefit from a professional learning program focused on developing teachers' capacity to collaboratively design integrated STEM curriculum for school students.
08 December 2022

How to become a nurse

Becoming a registered nurse (RN) is a straightforward process. After completing the HSC, you must study an accredited tertiary degree and then register as an RN through the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA).

08 December 2022

6 reasons to study nursing at the University of Sydney

As Australia’s leading university for nursing, you’ll be learning within our latest state-of-the-art facilities, have access to scholarships, undertake exciting clinical placements, connect with world-leading researchers and clinicians, and so much more.
08 December 2022

Why study postgraduate nursing with the University of Sydney?

Our postgraduate nursing degrees build on the knowledge and skills you have already gained as a registered nurse, so you can develop the capabilities required to move into a specialist or advanced practice role and take your career to the next level.
08 December 2022

The push and pull affecting population growth

Why are Australian residents moving from cities to regional areas or vice versa? What are viable solutions for councils? How can they respond to population growth and population changes? A new study into three regional areas led by researchers from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning hopes to answer these questions.
08 December 2022

Three scientists win Royal Society of NSW awards

Three of our scientists have won awards from the Royal Society of NSW, announced at the society's Ordinary General Meeting on 7 December.

07 December 2022

Associate Professor Catherine Storey OAM awarded Honorary Fellowship 

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellowship to Associate Professor Catherine Storey OAM for her impacts on the field of medicine, neurology, education and the history of medicine.