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02 November 2015

Science in action at STEM Day

Making ice cream with liquid nitrogen and untying shoelaces using maths are just some of the interactive activities bringing science to life at the University of Sydney's STEM Day of Inquiry this week.

02 November 2015

Healthcare: the next boom industry for Australian businesses in China

As the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) looks set to be ratified later this year, a new report has identified the healthcare sector as one of the key beneficiaries from the agreement.

30 October 2015

Dog whisperers to reveal how well you really know your dog

Landmark study is the first study to look at different factors that might contribute to a person's ability to interpret dog emotions.

30 October 2015

ARC grants reward University of Sydney research leadership

The Australian Research Council has acknowledged the excellence of University of Sydney research with almost $31 million in funding for 81 areas, including more than $803,000 for two Indigenous Discovery Grants. 

30 October 2015

Four reasons rugby union in Australia is struggling - despite the Wallabies' success

The Wallabies may be flying high at the World Cup, but the picture for rugby union at home looks reasonably bleak, argues Dr Steve Georgakis.

30 October 2015

Taking money out of workers' pockets

The Indonesian government has proposed a new regulation that is likely to take money out of the pockets of workers, argues Professor Michele Ford and Professor Teri L. Caraway.

30 October 2015

Twin research sheds new light on back pain

New research node on twins will bring together leading researchers in areas as diverse as dementia and brain ageing, breast cancer, mental health, epigenetics and back pain.

29 October 2015

From student to start-up – how a PhD can boost budding businesses

The combination of pursuing a PhD and founding a startup is better than you might expect, argues Nicky Ringland

28 October 2015

Bright minds, big city: Raising the Bar in education

Last week's inaugural Raising the Bar event offered a new opportunity to question and be inspired, writes University of Sydney Student Ambassador Jennifer Jamie Irawan.

28 October 2015

Protein on the menu for invasive myna birds

Research provides unprecedented insight into the feeding behaviours and nutritional priorities of invasive myna birds.