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17 May 2016

Lecturers: encourage your students to enrol and vote in the election

If we want a strong and representative democracy we need young people to participate in it, writes Dr Tamson Pietsch.

17 May 2016

Sydney researcher Harvard bound

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study selected Professor Zreiqat from more than 1300 international applications worldwide.

17 May 2016

How robotic surgery and imaging are advancing healthcare

New facilities unveiled at the Institute of Academic Surgery put Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney at the forefront of training, research and innovation in surgery.

16 May 2016

A genre-bending new music festival kicks off Vivid Sydney

A mash-up of genre-bending music by budding musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music features in a one-day new music festival for the opening weekend of Vivid Sydney.

16 May 2016

Creating a safer university environment for all

The University of Sydney today published the results of its Safer Community For All survey.

14 May 2016

Naomi Klein wins 2016 Sydney Peace Prize

Naomi Klein, award-winning author, journalist, and activist will receive the 2016 Sydney Peace Prize on Friday 11 November at Sydney Town Hall.

13 May 2016

High Court unanimously rejects challenge to Senate voting reform

It is now up to voters to exercise their freedom in granting their preferences, writes Anne Twomey.

13 May 2016

The hard facts on Viagra

Like many great scientific discoveries, the benefits of Viagra in treating erectile dysfunction were discovered by accident. 

12 May 2016

Hidden housemates: the mosquitoes that battle for our backyards

With the leap of Zika virus into the international public health spotlight this year, we’re reminded again how threatening mosquitoes can be.

12 May 2016

Obesity on the rise in Indonesia

Obesity is on the rise in Indonesia, one of the largest studies of the double burden of malnutrition in children has revealed.