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30 June 2020

Native Grains: Narrabri researchers meet with Aboriginal community

Indigenous knowledge and agricultural science are uniting to help support a renaissance in Aboriginal agriculture in western NSW. The winners will include farmers looking for additional income streams.
30 June 2020

Dogs, thunderstorms and fireworks: the fear is real

Dogs with noise phobias show symptoms including panting, pacing and hiding. They are often so frightened they try and escape and can sustain injuries in the process. Because of this, fearful dogs can be a danger to themselves.
29 June 2020

Continuing excellence for Sydney in ARWU subject ranking

Nursing and telecommunication engineering strengthen performance in latest ARWU subject rankings.
29 June 2020

$26m funding injection for cardiovascular and cancer research

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $26m for critical research into cardiovascular disease, brain cancer, autism, and to trial a vaccine for zoonotic disease, Q fever.
26 June 2020

7 reasons why hosting the FIFA Women's World Cup is awesome

Expect a surge in interest in soccer from Soccer Mums and their kids around Australia. The government will need to urgently invest in facilities.
26 June 2020

10 ways an arts degree can change the world

Passion, new perspectives, and an understanding of the past and the future are some of the best ways to make a difference to our world, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison.  

26 June 2020

Did COVID-19 models get it wrong? Professor Sally Cripps explains

Renowned University of Sydney statistician, Professor Sally Cripps, examines the efficacy of COVID-19 modelling as part of an online analysis with colleagues from Stanford University and North-Western University.
25 June 2020

Coronavirus or just a common cold? What to do when your child gets sick this winter

COVID-19 symptoms in kids resemble other respiratory infections - how do we know when to get our children tested? Associate Professor Nicholas Wood and Dr Philip Britton discuss.
25 June 2020

The latest Scientists' Warning (on affluence)

This Scientists' Warning, pre-COVID-19, prompts a re-think of affluence and growth. The explainer below pairs the new Nature Communications review that highlights the impacts of society's overconsumption.

24 June 2020

How to make copper mines emission free

A world first study by the University of Sydney's Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering, Zero Emission Copper Mine of the Future, lays out how Australian copper mining can be cleaner and smarter using emerging technologies.