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19 February 2016

The Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978

On a cold Saturday night in Sydney on June 24, 1978, a number of gay men, lesbians and transgender people marched into the pages of Australian social history. Mark Gillespie was one of them.

19 February 2016

How secure are your emails? Security lost in transition

Dr Ralph Holz, lecturer in Networks and Security at the University of Sydney’s School of Information Technologies and co-appointed researcher at Data61 a premier innovation network, says experts have suspected weaknesses in email cryptographic setups and authentication for some time but there has been no hard evidence to support these suspicions. 

19 February 2016

Five things you should do at Orientation Week

Orientation Week is a great opportunity to get a few important things done before classes start.

19 February 2016

A successful Infrastructure Australia should plan its own exit

Services matter more than assets when it comes to making the most of record levels of infrastructure spending, argues Garry Bowditch.

19 February 2016

Unique Indigenous art exhibition seizes more than the moment

'Everywhen: the Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia' spans four decades of artwork and runs at the Harvard Art Museums until September.

19 February 2016

Why I love universities

Institutions like universities are a crucial part of what makes our democratic society a robust one, writes Dr Tamson Pietsch.