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31 August 2017

Australian pilot study into activity-based working announced

The University of Sydney, together with Southern Cross University and interior design firm Cachet Group, will undertake a collaborative research project to assess the impact of activity-based working in Australian offices.

31 August 2017

Team behind teaching technology win higher education innovation award

A group of University of Sydney staff led by the Education Portfolio won the Innovation in Technology Enhanced Learning award at the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards dinner.

31 August 2017

Coral bleaching: what can we do about it?

Losing the Great Barrier Reef through coral bleaching would alter the ocean environment, affect livelihoods and change Australia's sense of itself. University researchers are determined the Reef will live on.

31 August 2017

3 questions to ask about calls to widen breast cancer screening

With cancer screening, its benefits – less risk of dying of cancer – are clear, and are easily exaggerated. But the potential harms of screening are harder to recognise and readily overlooked, writes Professor Alexandra Barratt.

31 August 2017

Eureka Prize for University of Sydney robotics expert

University of Sydney engineer Professor Salah Sukkarieh has won the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science, presented at a gala dinner on 30 August in the Sydney Town Hall...