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13 May 2019

How the major parties stack up on work, care and family policies

The Work and Family Policy Roundtable has delivered a pre-election score card that rates how Labor and Liberal policies stack up against the research evidence on what a strong work, care and family policy platform should look like.
13 May 2019

University of Sydney experts take NAPLAN to task

The federal election has largely overshadowed the 12th iteration of NAPLAN, commencing this week. Yet that does not mean the tests are uncontroversial. University of Sydney experts deconstruct the debate surrounding them.
13 May 2019

3 inspiring Sydney women tell their mathematics stories

Three of our inspiring mathematicians share their journey, passion and how they think we can get more women in mathematics.
13 May 2019

Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota

Experts call for better regulation of a common additive in foods and medicine, as research reveals it can impact the gut microbiota and could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases or colorectal cancer.
10 May 2019

University research in focus for 2019 Sydney Film Festival

In 2019, the inspiring research of our world-renowned researchers is the focus of the University of Sydney's partnership with the Sydney Film Festival.
07 May 2019

The science of cannabis and driving

As medical cannabis becomes more readily available, it is imperative that any risks relating to driving are clarified via thorough research.
07 May 2019

Kakadu needs a new approach to cleaning up an old mine

A new report has found Australia's largest national park is at long-term risk unless the clean up of the Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu is done comprehensively and effectively.
06 May 2019

University of Sydney back to support TEDx in 2019

University of Sydney is proud to partner with TEDx Sydney 2019 with University alumnus and now Yale researcher Monkol Lok among the line-up to help celebrate 10th anniversary event.
06 May 2019

New gravitational waves found, we just don't know where they come from (yet)

The international team hunting for gravitational waves last week made the announcement of its first discoveries from the 2019 run. Professor Tara Murphy and colleagues unpack what this means.
06 May 2019

$10m commitment to invest in Aboriginal training and jobs program

A $10 million commitment by the Federal Opposition announced today will help grow the University of Sydney's highly successful Aboriginal jobs and skills program.