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2018

The latest news and expert opinion from the University of Sydney.

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26 October 2018

The top 10 horror films of the last 20 years

Looking for a good scream this Halloween? Our very own horror expert, Film Studies PhD graduate and lecturer Dr Olivia Oliver-Hopkins, reveals her top 10 horror films from the last 20 years.
25 October 2018

NDIS funding decision prevents successful parenting program take-up

A parenting program that brings benefits for parents and children with developmental disabilities will become unavailable for most families under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, says a new research report.
25 October 2018

Climate change: eminent Australians slam government inaction

Climate change is already harming health in Australia and around the world by amplifying the frequency, intensity and duration of extreme weather events such as heatwaves, bushfires, droughts and tropical storms.
25 October 2018

Five decades of scholarship in the visual arts and film

The University of Sydney's Power Institute is celebrating 50 years of teaching art history and visual culture through the Department of Art History.
24 October 2018

Global gathering of First Nations gathers pace

First Nations people from across the globe will attend the eighth Gathering of Healing Our Spirit Worldwide on Cadigal Country in Sydney next month, to build solutions for First Nations communities.
22 October 2018

What is a hung parliament and how does it affect legislation?

Have you ever wondered exactly what a hung parliament is, what it means for the House of Representatives and the implications for our governance? University of Sydney's Anne Twomey, Professor of Constitutional Law, explains.
22 October 2018

Brush turkeys in suburbia: there's an app for that

A research collaboration between the University of Sydney, Taronga Conservation Society and the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney will help PhD student Matthew Hall better understand the migration and social habits of the native brush turkey in urban environments.
22 October 2018

A dog's colour could impact longevity, increase health problems

New research led by the University of Sydney has revealed the life expectancy of chocolate Labradors is significantly lower than their black and yellow counterparts.
20 October 2018

Vice-Chancellor's Achievement Awards 2018

Three outstanding international graduates of the University of Sydney are being honoured this evening by receiving University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor's Achievement Awards for 2018.
19 October 2018

First female appointed Dean of Architecture, Design and Planning

The University of Sydney announces internal appointment of Professor Robyn Dowling as next Head of School and Dean of Architecture, Design and Planning