An international contingent of scientists, led by the University of Sydney, has discovered the first microplate in the Indian Ocean-helping identify when the initial collision between India and Eurasia occurred and dating the birth of the Himalayas as occurring 47 million years ago.
We should be concerned about the low numbers of people charged with criminal offences who raise mental impairment or mental illness defences, argues Associate Professor Arlie Loughnan.
Research showing cats can be desexed younger than previously thought could have important implications for animal welfare and the environment.
Dr Cate Madill explores the speech phenomenon becoming increasingly common with young women in Australia, the UK and US.
The latest viral videos of police brutality and racist behaviour illustrate the steady increase in public accountability over recent decades, writes Professor Nick Enfield.
The University of Sydney will premiere videos made by local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students to promote healthy life choices for young people in regional Australia.
NSW will spend $47 million to combat violent extremism in schools, but as Hussain Nadim explains, this approach has its problems.
Drawing on its historic ties with the University of Sydney, the Seymour Centre will launch the Great Ideas Performance Series, a program that marries captivating performances with academic insights.
New knowledge generated by publicly funded research should be quickly and easily accessible to the public, writes Professor Stephen Leeder.
We need to change community attitudes to excessive use of alcohol to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, argues Professor Elizabeth Elliott.