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26 October 2015

Ochre, Spinifex & Foil unlocks new science and industry potential

In a stunning new exhibition at the University of Sydney’s Tin Sheds Gallery, Ochre, Spinifex & Foil (OSF) investigates three materials embedded in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture, and unlocks their science and creative potential in art, architecture and manufacturing.

26 October 2015

Explainer: what is genderqueer?

Genderqueer, transgender and genderfluid: what are the differences and how can we challenge the instinct to automatically label? Jessica Kean and Benjamin Bolton from the Department of Gender and Cultural Studies write in The Conversation

26 October 2015

Brave new world of cancer treatment revealed

Dreams about cancer cures have historically been just that, but decades of painstaking research and dramatic advances in genetics are driving a revolution in cancer care.

26 October 2015

Staff, alumni and associates among 2016 NSW Australian of the Year finalists

Members of the University community in diverse fields including arts, politics, health sciences and education and social work have made the shortlist for NSW Australian of the Year nominations.

26 October 2015

Tough habit to stub out

The Chinese government is finally starting to tackle the problem of smoking addiction, as the increasing health and financial costs become more apparent, argue Professor Kerry Brown and Simone Van Nieuwenhuizen. 

26 October 2015

Sydney and Melbourne share line honours in Australian Boat Race

The University of Sydney and the University of Melbourne have shared the spoils at this year's Australian Boat Race, with Sydney's men's and Melbourne's women's teams seizing victory over the weekend.