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17 September 2015

Why Facebook needs to do more to protect you from online abuse

The pressure is mounting for Facebook to develop more open and responsive ways of dealing with online hate, write Dr Fiona Martin and Dr Jonathon Hutchinson.

17 September 2015

What it's like to be a woman in science

With the launch of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program, Professor Nalini Joshi describes her experience as the first female mathematics professor at Sydney.

16 September 2015

Science is waking up to narcolepsy

Narcolepsy is characterised by a constant, irrepressible need for sleep. Science is waking up to the disorder that affects about one in 3,000 people, writes Ron Grunstein, Professor of Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney.

16 September 2015

Can we expect success at climate talks?

Upcoming climate talks must "set the tone for the future", renowned scientist Professor Tim Flannery will argue in a forum next week.

16 September 2015

Researchers honoured for work that packs real-world punch

University of Sydney researchers Associate Professor Julie Leask and Dr Anne Cust have won two of only four new Research Action Awards from the Sax Institute.

16 September 2015

New book delves into Stalin's inner circle

A new book by the Department of History's Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick, one of the world's best regarded Soviet historians, offers a window of insight into the team which worked closely with Stalin.

15 September 2015

Arts and Sciences shine in QS World Rankings

The University of Sydney has cemented its place among the top 50 universities globally in the latest QS World University Rankings, with strong results for Arts and Humanities and Life Sciences and Medicine.

15 September 2015

Sydney Nursing School researchers honoured

Associate Professor Kate Curtis awarded Nurse of the Year in Research and Innovation 

14 September 2015

BlindWiki: Unveiling the unseen in Sydney

When travelling in a foreign city or an unfamiliar place most of us rely on online maps and guide books to experience a new location - but what about those who are blind or have low vision?

14 September 2015

Major gift to child health research

Generous $5 million gift to fast-track child health research and oversee an Australian-first study of 10,000 couples and their children.