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23 September 2015

Malcolm needs a date with Dr Google

The new PM can make a difference to mental health by supporting investment in technologies linked to smart systems and expert clinical care, writes Professor Ian Hickie.

23 September 2015

$15 million donation to create University of Sydney landmark museum

Comprised of two of the University's historic buildings, joined by a new modern extension, the Chau Chak Wing Museum will allow precious and rarely seen objects from the University's collections to be displayed together for the first time. 

23 September 2015

First count of Australians living alone with dementia

University of Sydney researchers are conducting the inaugural count of Australians living alone with dementia, in an effort to better understand their experiences.

22 September 2015

We shouldn't select refugees by religion

Australia runs the risk of denying protection to some of the most persecuted and vulnerable victims of the Syrian civil war if we fail to look beyond Christians, Yazidis and other minorities, writes Suraina Pasha for the Huffington Post Australia.

22 September 2015

Shore break

The projected upsurge of El Niño and La Niña events will lead to extreme flooding and erosion in populated regions across the Pacific including Australia, according to a new study.

21 September 2015

'Coup capital'

What makes Australia such a uniquely difficult place for leaders to keep their positions, asks Dr Anika Gauja.

21 September 2015

Century of music at the Con

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Centenary Festival to feature an eclectic concert program led by international guest musicians and alumni returning to celebrate 100 years of musical education.

18 September 2015

Does Tinder's new 'Super Like' make you look too keen?

Understanding the science of attraction can further improve your chances on online dating sites like Tinder, argue Eileen Chu and Stefano Verrelli.

18 September 2015

Serving up the best education in Sydney's watering holes

The city's bar scene is getting set for an academic shake up as we bring the worldwide Raising the Bar initiative to Sydney.

18 September 2015

Huh? An award for research into the word 'huh'?

Professor Nick Enfield's co-authored study proving 'huh' is a universal word has won an Ig Nobel Prize and been published by PLOS ONE.