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08 March 2016

Free Macleay Museum exhibition visualises climate data

Rapid Prototyping: Models of Climate Change is an exhibition of the work of Kate Dunn, who takes climate scientists’ data and reworks them into 3D visualisations using 3D printers and sustainable materials such as clay, coffee and wood pulp. 

08 March 2016

Why sexual harassment by customers goes unreported

New research from the University of Sydney Business School has investigated customer perpetrated sexual harassment and examined the coping mechanisms used by young waitresses, shop assistants and bartenders. 

07 March 2016

Girls' school uniforms should be sweaty, not sweet

Associate Professor Susan Thomas considers whether school uniforms could be silently contributing to a health crisis in girls.

07 March 2016

University of Sydney dazzles at Mardi Gras

A sea of rainbow-coloured gowns and mortar-boards lent a bookish edge to Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras on Saturday night, with 75 students and staff members joining the fun as part of the University of Sydney’s first-ever float. 

07 March 2016

Sydney hosts global conference on managing coastlines

Expert academics are here for the International Coastal Symposium (ICS), a biennial global event, hosted this year in Coogee. 

04 March 2016

Pulling the double dissolution trigger is harder than you think

There's a reason double dissolution threats are often not carried out, explains Professor Anne Twomey for the Drum.

04 March 2016

University of Sydney shares NHMRC research grant to tackle overdiagnosis and overtreatment

The University of Sydney is among four universities to share in the NHMRC Program Grant to help reduce unnecessary health testing and treatment. 

04 March 2016

Explainer: what are panic attacks and what happens when we have one?

The symptoms of a panic attack are severe and frightening. What happens to the body when you experience it and what should you do during a panic attack, asks Honorary Associate Professor Lynne Harris. 

02 March 2016

Why agile won't help Australian start-ups build lasting value from innovation

Young entrepreneurs are being sold the Silicon Valley myth that it is all right to fly by the seat of your pants to launch your startup and to just be 'agile', write Professor Andy Dong and Dr Massimo Garbuio.

02 March 2016

Is a constitutional challenge to Senate voting reforms likely to succeed?

A suggested constitutional challenge to the Senate reforms through the High Court is unlikely to succeed, writes Professor Anne Twomey.