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12 May 2016

Is the 'Trump of the Philippines' a force for good or evil?

Time will tell if President-elect Rodrigo Duterte will be a change for the better or worse, writes doctoral researcher Adele Webb.

12 May 2016

Students exhibit at the 2016 Venice Architecture Biennale

A group of University of Sydney students will participate in the premier Venice Architecture Biennale, which is expected to draw around 200,000 international visitors from 28 May to 27 November 2016.

12 May 2016

Call yourself a cosmetic surgeon?

The new cosmetic surgery guidelines for doctors are welcome, but only tackle half the problem, writes Professor Merrilyn Walton.

12 May 2016

How the Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain got its spectacular bend

The mechanism causing the unique, sharp bend in the spectacular Hawaiian-Emperor seamount chain has been uncovered in a collaboration between the University of Sydney and Caltech.

11 May 2016

Poor sleep: sorting fact from fiction

One in five Australians report getting less than six hours sleep per night. Feeling bad about the quality and quantity of our sleep is the new zeitgeist, says Professor Ron Grunstein.

11 May 2016

World's oldest axe fragment found in Australia

Australian archaeologists have discovered a piece of the world's oldest axe in the remote Kimberley region of Western Australia.

10 May 2016

Giving horses a voice on painful nosebands

The first study to confirm stress responses when horses are prevented from moving their jaws has brought the spotlight on increasingly popular nosebands, with estimates that one in two horses competing in dressage, show-jumping and eventing cannot open their mouths because of tight-fitting nosebands.

09 May 2016

Industry-linked projects receive peak body funding

University of Sydney projects addressing issues such as food safety, tissue regeneration, nano-particulate systems, managing resources in cloud data centres, and what motives patrons to support the arts, are among 13 projects, totalling almost $7.5 million, to receive competitive industry-linked funding.

09 May 2016

Charlotte Wood new Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence

Award-winning author Charlotte Wood has been announced as the Charles Perkins Centre's Writer in Residence. Among Australia's most provocative authors, Wood will will lend her creative talents to the complex issue of aging as part of the one-year residency.

06 May 2016

Singapore to recognise University of Sydney qualifications under new trade agreement

Further qualifications from the University Sydney will be recognised by Singapore, following a new agreement announced by the Australian and Singaporean governments today.