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Review raises questions about paracetamol as a common pain reliever

The largest review of paracetamol for pain relief, led by University of Sydney, found only four conditions where it was shown to relieve pain and confirmed paracetamol was ineffective for low back pain despite its common use.

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08 April 2021

Discovery could help lengthen lifespan of electronic devices

University of Sydney researchers have made a significant discovery in the field of materials science, for the first time providing a full picture of how fatigue in ferroelectric materials occurs.
30 March 2021

Two thirds of farmland at risk of pesticide pollution

A global map of agricultural land across 168 countries has revealed that 64 percent of land used for agriculture and food crops is at risk of pesticide pollution. Almost a third of these areas are considered to be at high-risk.
18 March 2021

New program puts music theatre front and centre

A new program by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is designed to serve the needs of vocal students who want advanced training in the art and science of music theatre voice.

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