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04 August 2020

Can we build it? Yes, we can

Can Australia become a global manufacturing hub, create jobs and enhance national security? Yes, writes Professor Simon Ringer, who says the time is ripe for investment in advanced manufacturing to spur Australia's economy.

04 August 2020

Mental health impact of 'lockdown fatigue' requires urgent response

Serious concerns are being raised about people's capacity to comply with Victoria's new lockdown orders and the mental health impacts of such prolonged social isolation, writes Professor Ian Hickie.
04 August 2020

Sydney launches masterclasses on leadership post-COVID for students

The University of Sydney Business School will launch a unique program which includes a suite of masterclasses and workshops on leadership in a post-COVID world, available to students in Semester 2, 2020.
04 August 2020

The scoop on 5G: experts separate fact from fiction

University of Sydney experts from the Faculty of Engineering and School of Public Health explain 5G technology and respond to claims it causes COVID-19 and other health issues.
04 August 2020

COVID-19 study confirms low transmission in educational settings

New research finds COVID-19 transmission rates in NSW schools and early childcare education and care settings were minimal, particularly between children and from children to adults.
04 August 2020

Dingoes have grown and pesticides might be to blame

The average size of a dingo is increasing, but only in areas where poison-baits are used, a collaborative study between University of Sydney and UNSW shows.
04 August 2020

Hydrogel paves way for biomedical breakthrough

Dubbed the "invisibility cloak", engineers at the University of Sydney have developed a hydrogel that allows implants and transplants to better and more safely interact with surrounding tissue.