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15 April 2020

Volunteer program helps teenagers develop emotional intelligence

Being a teenager is more complicated than it's ever been. With so much cultural white noise, many young people fail to learn key life skills or recognise the positive qualities within themselves. Founded by psychology graduates, The Helmsman Project aims to put them back on an even keel.
15 April 2020

Sydney researchers develop NSW COVID-19 hotspot database

By pinpointing COVID-19 cases by postcode and socio-economic status, the researchers hope to enable the government to easily identify areas at risk of greater community transmission, as well as relax quarantine measures on a postcode-by-postcode basis.
15 April 2020

Bringing back the colour to ancient Egyptian coffins

Uncovering the secrets of ancient Egypt used to involve a shovel, a gentle brush, and endless patience. Things have changed. Now archaeologists are using some of the most advanced technologies available.
15 April 2020

Capped Uber and taxi fares to boost public transport: new survey

Around half of all people living in major Australian cities would abandon their private cars if they could travel up to five kilometres to a public transport hub by Uber and taxi for a capped fare of $5, according a survey by the University of Sydney Business School.