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04 March 2019

How plants and trees talk to each other and why we should care

The last decade has seen significant scientific discoveries on how forests sense, respond and communicate - yet we haven't paused to understand what these discoveries mean for us and trees.
04 March 2019

Did you know the first computer to play music was at Sydney?

The world's first computer to ever play music was built at the University of Sydney by computing pioneer Dr Trevor Pearcey and his team.
04 March 2019

New artworks illuminate the University's past and reimagine its future

A new collection of public artworks by Dale Harding has been installed at the University's Camperdown campus. The artworks reflect Australia's cultural roots, the artist's heritage and the University's history.
01 March 2019

University of Sydney wins $7.5m funding for landmark cancer research

Two new cancer projects will potentially help millions of patients around the world and increase survival rates by developing more effective, personalised treatments.
01 March 2019

How queer texts combat homophobia in schools

Schools teach academic skills - but they are also sites of learning about tolerance and hate. Embedding queer texts in the English curriculum could lessen gender-based bullying and affect real social change, write Sydney experts.
01 March 2019

NCP Trusts: not just for tax evaders and money launderers

New research by the University of Sydney Law School's Dr Derwent Coshott has outlined the economic benefits that can be reaped from Non-Charitable Purpose (NCP) trusts.