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04 March 2020

Evolution and spine shape may predispose you to back problems

The reason many humans experience pain in their lower back can be found in our evolutionary past, according to new research from a team of bioarchaeologists at the University of Sydney, Simon Fraser University and the University of Liverpool.
04 March 2020

QS subject rankings reflect breadth of Sydney expertise

The QS 2020 Subject Rankings has rated 31 University of Sydney subjects in the top 50 globally, up from 30 in 2019.

04 March 2020

Marie Sklodowska-Curie fellowship to fund gender equity research

The struggle for equality of history's most famous woman of science will be at the forefront of Dr Millicent Churcher's mind when she undertakes a research project on gender equity at the Freie Universitat Berlin in Germany.
04 March 2020

Early start key to easing the trajectory of childhood obesity

On World Obesity Day, a new study shows that early education and support for pregnant women and parents could be key to combating rising rates of obesity in Australian kids.
04 March 2020

A possible legal solution to sexual harassment at work

By classifying sexual harassment as a workplace harm, workplace health and safety (WHS) laws could help prevent it, according to researchers.