From ammonia and alcohol, to splints and antivenoms: Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History charts the evolution of Australia's snake bite treatments.
Australian defamation law applies to all forms of communication. Despite the wide application of defamation law, you have very limited recourse if you've been given a bad reference by an employer, writes Professor David Rolph.
The largest underwater landslide along the slope bordering the famous reef has been discovered, about 30 times the volume of Uluru. Modelling shows such a failure could yield a wave of about 27m but more research is needed.
A vital resource of Australian academic work and engagement with Indigenous people, held by the University of Sydney, will be inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World Register.
Dementia, cancer, stuttering and alcohol addiction among problems University of Sydney researchers will tackle under new NHMRC funding, worth more than $30 million.
A century ago on Valentine's Day, 1917 - long before the instant connections promised by smartphones and social media - two sweethearts separated by war had only hand-written letters delivered by ship to share their feelings.
A new partnership agreement between the University of Sydney and the University of California, Davis will see academics benefit from new access to research collaborations and shared funding.
Sitting may not be as deadly as previously thought, with new research led by the University of Sydney ruling out sitting as a direct cause of diabetes.
Australians with schizophrenia die 25 years earlier than the general population, University of Sydney researchers reveal in today's Medical Journal of Australia.
A real-time bullsh*t detector, a unique pathogen discovery centre and a new way to combat untreatable blindness are among the 21 projects funded under a new Sydney funding scheme.