19 November 2015

Why we need evidence for alternative medicines for weight loss

As Australia's fastest growing group of medications, we urgently need to investigate the use of complementary medicines for weight loss, argues Dr Nicholas Fuller.

19 November 2015

Forming planet observed for first time

Scientists from the University of Sydney and the United States have captured the first-ever images of a planet in the making.

18 November 2015

Freedom Ride named NSW Best Community Event

The 50th anniversary re-enactment of one of Australia's most significant civil rights events has been recognised among Australia's best events.

18 November 2015

Coming to Australia: Rare travel artefacts on display

A unique collection of travel diaries, journals and paintings from colonial journeys to Australia, some dating back almost 200 years, is on display for the first time at the University of Sydney. 

17 November 2015

Reluctance to blame Islamic State for Paris attacks plays into its hand

The hypocrisy of the West is not to blame for terrorist attacks but thinking that way strengthens Islamic State's hold on the narrative, writes Hussain Nadim.

17 November 2015

Scholarship recipient plans to help Pacific nations develop

Samantha Cook, a lawyer specialising in cross-border and international business transactions, has been awarded the $60,000 BOSS Emerging Leaders MBA Scholarship.

17 November 2015

The West should let the Middle East settle its own differences

Fighting endless wars in a vast region deeply hostile to western military interventions is surely the wrong way to proceed, argues Tom Switzer.

17 November 2015

Paris climate talks could be a light in the darkness of terror

One perverse consequence of the Paris attacks might be to provide more incentive for unity and agreement at the Paris climate change conference, argues Adjunct Professor Nick Rowley.

17 November 2015

New board appointments drive John Grill Centre's vision forward

The University of Sydney is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Ken Henry AC and Bob Rollinson as new members of the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership's advisory board.

16 November 2015

War comes home

The unfolding state of emergency in Paris will have lasting effects for the rest of the world, argues Professor John Keane.