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Aiming for 10,000 steps? It turns out 7,000 could be enough to cut your risk of early death

There are many health benefits associated with walking for exercise. Dr Matthew Ahmadi writes on the benefits of stepping up for health, and how to make every step count.

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13 September 2021

Restricting welfare payments reduces Indigenous school attendance

In 2007, as part of the Northern Territory Emergency Response, the federal government restricted welfare payments in several Indigenous communities with the aim of enhancing child welfare. Newly published research suggests that in terms of schooling, it had the opposite effect.
10 September 2021

University spin-out Gelion to make next-gen batteries in Sydney

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer is turning foundational science into commercial solutions to meet the challenges of the renewable energy transition. And it means high-tech, green jobs in Western Sydney.
08 September 2021

COVID-19 Delta variant in education settings: new report

The latest report on COVID-19 transmission in NSW schools, early childhood education and care services during 16 June to 31 July 2021 show most children who caught the infection had mild or no symptoms, despite Delta being more transmissible.