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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.

06 May 2016

The sad truth about 'mumpreneurs'

The rise in the number of working mothers switching to self-employment might appear positive, but new research shows the underlying causes could be a serious problem. Dr Meraiah Foley explains her research. 

06 May 2016

No increase in brain cancer from mobile phone use in Australia: new study

Australian researchers have found no rise in brain cancer incidence compatible with increasing mobile phone use, writes Simon Chapman.

06 May 2016

Paracetamol may be our favourite mild painkiller, but it doesn’t work for everything

Millions of doses are administered worldwide each day. Paracetamol was number six on the list of top ten subsidised medicines in Australia with 36 defined daily doses per 1,000 people per day (including 6.8 million prescriptions in 2014).

06 May 2016

ARC Laureate Fellowship for wireless communications specialist

Announced in Canberra by the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training, the Australian Laureate Fellowship scheme funded by the Australian Research Council is designed to support ground-breaking, internationally competitive research that builds Australia's research capacity.

06 May 2016

Tree-roots inspire anchor design

Preliminary investigations by the team reveal root-like structures could provide greater stability and be more cost effective to produce.