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31 July 2020

Impact of obesity on COVID-19 symptoms

University of Sydney academics respond on the UK government's Better Health campaign to address obesity and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed his own "wake up call" when told his weight may have impacted the severity of his COVID-19 symptoms.
31 July 2020

Sydney philosopher to learn tricks of media trade

Dr Ferracioli will spend two weeks at the national broadcaster, learning skills to promote her research on the philosophies of migration and procreation, adoption and parenting.
30 July 2020

US should consider stay-at-home cooling options during pandemic

A new study from Australian scientists at the forefront of climate and health modelling suggests electric fans and water dousing could be a viable stay-at-home cooling strategy as the United States (US) anticipates extreme heat.
30 July 2020

$6.6m awarded to Future Fellowships

Australian Research Council funding supports Australia's most outstanding mid-career researchers in Humanities and Sciences at the University of Sydney.
30 July 2020

Phoenix stream: the ancient stars that time forgot

Led by PhD student Zhen Wan and his supervisor Professor Geraint Lewis, an international team of astronomers has found a shredded globular cluster on the edge of the Milky Way, the remnant of a type of ancient structure that no longer exists.
30 July 2020

Resilience and empathy vital for leaders post-COVID: global survey

A global survey of over 1,700 professionals, including University of Sydney Business School alumni, has found corporate employees are more focused on communicating with their offshore colleagues than they were before the pandemic.
28 July 2020

Exclusive program to help international students in post-COVID job market

The University of Sydney Business School has reimagined its award-winning Job Smart employability program for international students, offering even more opportunities for industry experience and career coaching.
28 July 2020

5 reasons why the age of criminal responsibility should be raised

Professor Judy Cashmore, from the University of Sydney Law School, outlines five urgent reasons why we must raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 now. "It's time to make the change," she says.
27 July 2020

$3.9m for Australia's first Chair of head and neck cancer surgery

Family foundation gift allows University of Sydney in partnership with Chris O'Brien Lifehouse to establish inaugural Lang Walker Family Foundation Chair in Head and Neck Cancer Reconstructive Surgery.
23 July 2020

In conversation with Marc Newson

Since graduating in jewellery and sculpture from Sydney College of the Arts, designer Marc Newson has gone on to become arguably one of the most influential designers of his generation. Hear him discuss his career, design practice and the themes that have informed his work.