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10 October 2019

Tech entrepreneurs connecting through the Sydney Knowledge Hub

The head of the Sydney Knowledge Hub, Rupal Ismin, is ready to create deep connections between STEM entrepreneurs and the University of Sydney.
10 October 2019

Historic Melbourne-Sydney rivalry continues on the Yarra River

Both highly trained athletes and novice rowers will take to the Yarra River on Saturday 12 October in the annual rowing race between the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney.
09 October 2019

How to keep cool in a blackout during a heatwave

What works best when there is no air-conditioning - it's an issue faced increasingly by residents of densely populated cities. Blackouts during heatwaves are becoming common; a new paper could give comfort and save lives.
08 October 2019

Unique online platform engages youth in suicide prevention: study

A one-stop-shop digital disruptor developed by Sydney researchers - which initially focused on at risk youth - reports on its first trials. The platform, now delivered through InnoWell, has extended to all ages, supported by $30m government funding.
08 October 2019

A dormant volcano: the black hole at the heart of our galaxy

3.5 million years ago, a supermassive black hole at the heart of our Galaxy spat out an enormous flare. Our researchers worked with an international team to make the discovery. Physicist and astronomy expert, Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn explains how they did it.
08 October 2019

Veterinarian wins Avian Practitioner of the Year

Associate Professor Lorenzo Crosta, Director of the University of Sydney's Avian, Reptile and Exotic Pet Hospital in Camden, has won the TJ Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year award from the Lafeber Company in the US.
08 October 2019

Do physios manage pain properly?

New international research shows one in four physiotherapists provide treatments that aren't based on evidence, writes Dr Joshua Zadro.
08 October 2019

How to pick the Raising the Bar talk that’s right for you

Grab your friends, grab a drink and bring your curiosity. On 16 October, Raising the Bar Sydney is back! We're taking education out of the lecture theatre and into bars across Sydney.
04 October 2019

The Honourable Nicola Roxon receives Doctor of Laws

Former parliamentarian the Honourable Nicola Roxon has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) in recognition of her contributions to government, health and public health law.
03 October 2019

When big companies fund academic research, the truth often comes last

Industry funders can go to great lengths to suppress the findings of academic research when it's not favourable to the company, Professor Lisa Bero writes.