04 September 2015

Keeping Up With Chris this Disability Awareness Week

Inclusive Education student at the University of Sydney, Chris Bunton, is proof that living with disability is no obstacle to realising your dreams.

03 September 2015

Dementia tsunami: Alzheimer's and other dementias to triple by 2050

Governments need to take action on delaying the onset of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, argues Associate Professor Lesley Russell.

03 September 2015

On our side: remembering the national and international in China’s war

On the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Asia, Dr Andres Rodriguez remembers China's role in the war and the impact it had on the internationalisation of the world's most populous nation.

03 September 2015

Red tape stops oral health benefits of water fluoridation for kids

Despite denials from anti-fluoride lobbyists and government red tape, a new study by University of Sydney researchers confirms the power of water fluoridation to reduce the burden of dental disease in children.

03 September 2015

Generous gift to improve teaching in disadvantaged schools

Pave the Way gets a head start with a major gift from Mr Roger Massy-Greene and University Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson.

02 September 2015

Snoring deathly boring

Sleep disorders are no laughing matter according to Nadi Sadr Lahijany, whose humorous three-minute thesis presentation on sleep apnoea diagnosis won her the University of Sydney's 2015 Research Bites competition.

02 September 2015

Home truths about urbanisation

Urbanisation is one of the most effective and responsible ways to address key challenges of the 21st century, says Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore.

02 September 2015

Row over China FTA risks backfiring badly on Australia

The free trade agreement with China is more important to Australians than to those in Beijing, failure to implement it will hurt Australia's economy.

02 September 2015

Male seahorse and human pregnancies remarkably alike

Their pregnancies are carried by the males but, when it comes to breeding, seahorses have more in common with humans than previously thought, new research from the University of Sydney reveals. 

01 September 2015

Data initiative a breakthrough but it’s not all smooth sailing

Data is the digital currency of our world and if managed well it can be used to unlock new sources of economic value, provide fresh insights and deliver better outcomes for society.