Articles published in 2023

26 December 2023

'Maintain Asian forest diversity to avoid climate change impact'

Research suggests that conservation of Asian forests now can help resist impacts from climate change.
21 December 2023

Why do dogs chew so much - and should we let them?

Professor Paul McGreevy is asking dog owners what they give their dogs to chew on - and how this helps them. You can take part in this landmark study.
21 December 2023

Positive outcomes from targeted support for low SES students

Hundreds of low SES scholarship students have completed their first year at the University of Sydney, demonstrating the positive impact of targeted support for students traditionally under-represented in higher education.
21 December 2023

Duncan Ivison appointed as new head of University of Manchester

University of Sydney congratulates former Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison on his prestigious appointment as the new President and Vice-Chancellor of Manchester University. Professor Ivison will take up the role in August 2024.
20 December 2023

Loud, energetic and bright: Disney's Artful Dodger down under is fun!

Dr Megan Nash, a teacher in literature and film in the School of Arts, Communication and English, takes a close look at Disney's new TV series The Artful Dodger, set in Australia with bright sunshine and savage humour - and Aussie pop songs.
19 December 2023

How effective are opioid medications for cancer pain?

The world's largest review on opioid medicines for cancer pain has found it is unclear whether some commonly used opioid medicines are better than a placebo and suggests that non-opioid medicines, including aspirin, may be as effective as opioids.
18 December 2023

MySydney scholarship fuels metal guitar passion at Sydney Con

Alexander Andrevski, a MySydney scholar from Western Sydney, is pursuing his passion for metal guitar at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. He used the scholarship to buy instruments and encourages others to explore new pathways to university education.
18 December 2023

An austere Christmas is on the cards - but don't say recession

The very concept of a recession has contested definitions - so how do we know if we are in one? Dr Luke Hartigan explains in The Conversation.
15 December 2023

NHMRC awards $31m for innovative health and medical research

Researchers from the University of Sydney have been awarded more than $31 million in grants from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
15 December 2023

Sydney researchers awarded over $48 million in NHMRC Investigator Grants

Funding awarded in 2023's NHMRC Investigator Grants amounts to more than $48 million, a testament to the breadth of world-class research taking place at the University of Sydney.
15 December 2023

Bradley Cooper's Maestro: the Leonard Bernstein story

Dr Joseph Toltz, Honorary Associate in the School of Languages and Cultures, and Manager of Research Support in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, explores the legacy of the great American conductor and composer Leonard Bernstein as portrayed in the new Netflix film Maestro directed by, and starring Bradley Cooper.
14 December 2023

MCA unveils Tacita Dean's poetically-charged art

Associate Professor Donna Brett, Chair of Art History, explores the work of British visual artist Tacita Dean - known for her film-works, photography, drawings and installations - in a major new exhibition at Sydney's Museum of Contemporary Art.
14 December 2023

HeatWatch app to be trialled over summer as temperatures soar

With temperatures predicted to soar this summer a University of Sydney team and community partners are piloting HeatWatch, an app to help users calculate their personalised heat health risk.
14 December 2023

PERIscope puts research translation on the express route

The inaugural round of projects for the PERIscope Commercialisation Award, a scheme which aims to fast-track new ventures and licensing opportunities from University of Sydney researchers, were announced today.
14 December 2023

Climate change threatens a quarter of Australia's low-lying coral reef islands

University of Sydney researchers have found 25 percent of Australia's coral islands, land masses formed by reefs, currently face high to very high risk of being wiped out by climate change.
13 December 2023

University of Adelaide VC delivers Bradley Oration

The University of Adelaide's Vice-Chancellor and President warns widening economic inequality could diminish the quality of our democracy.
13 December 2023

University to share in $40 million to combat plastic waste

A new, government-funded co-operative research centre will transform how plastic is designed, used, and recycled to help address one of the biggest environmental challenges of our time.
13 December 2023

How to get people to speak up in meetings

An appointed devil's advocate could be one of the many strategies to encourage people to share ideas in meetings, according to new research from the University of Sydney Business School and Lund University.
13 December 2023

2023 Bradley Oration

This is a full transcript of the second Bradley Oration, delivered at the University of Sydney on 12 December 2023.
12 December 2023

New medical imaging facility to revolutionise research and patient care

The Australian National Total Body PET Facility will drive advancements in cancer studies, neurological disorders, cardiovascular disease and drug development, and reduce scanning time and radiation doses to transform patient care.