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18 January 2016

Link between depression and back pain

A new University of Sydney study reveals people with depression are 60 per cent more likely to develop low back pain in their lifetime.

15 January 2016

The question every patient should ask their doctor

Not all health professionals practise hand hygiene as well as they should, argues Professor Kim Oates.

15 January 2016

Ebola: ADF was caught short and Tony Abbott’s response was wrong

The ADF needs to be flexible and adaptable, capable of responding to the wide variety of threats we now confront, writes Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott.

14 January 2016

University of Sydney tops NSW in global employability ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 42 in the world and number one in New South Wales in the most recent Times Higher Education Global Employability University Rankings.

14 January 2016

Clean your way to happiness: unpacking the decluttering craze

Decluttering can be seen as a form of distancing yourself from things that often have negative connotations: disorder, dirt, deviance, hoarding, and the kinds of people and bodies that are usually seen as in need of transformation, argues Karma Chahine.

14 January 2016

Six expert predictions for China in 2016

Experts from the University of Sydney share their predictions for China in 2016. Their areas of expertise range from China’s economy to its judicial and political system to the public health challenges the country faces.

13 January 2016

An engineering career adds up for young Aboriginal students

Visits to private and public engineering companies are one of the opportunities offered by the Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School, established in 1998. 

13 January 2016

Middle America's anger turns up Trump

None of Donald Trump's leadership qualities would resonate without the voter anger that is evident across Middle America, argues Tom Switzer.

12 January 2016

David Bowie: pop star who fell to earth to teach outsiders they can be heroes

By making androgyny and bisexuality fashionable in the public realm, Bowie helped to create a safe zone in which fans could explore their gender and sexual identities without being labelled or identified, argues Dr Rebecca Sheehan.

11 January 2016

Uni dreams fast becoming a reality for Aboriginal students

A summer school program giving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teenagers from across Australia an experience of university life is starting to see tangible results.