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22 October 2021

What you need to know about women's economic abuse

Economic abuse cuts across cultural, age and socio-economic boundaries. But Australia still has a long way to go in understanding the complexity and depth of the problem, particularly for women.

22 October 2021

Sydney Rare Book Week: explore the treasures of the library

The library's collections encompass the precious, the beautiful and the downright weird. During Sydney Rare Book Week, we celebrate these riches, from valuable comics to texts that shaped history.

22 October 2021

Grants to treat alcohol-use disorder and transform cancer diagnosis

Sydney researchers have received two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Synergy Grants worth $10 million.
22 October 2021

Sydney welcomes $96 million RNA pilot manufacturing facility for NSW

The University of Sydney is pleased to be part of the NSW Government's announcement of a first-of-its-kind Australian pilot facility to develop mRNA and RNA drugs and vaccines to combat disease and save lives.
20 October 2021

NSW government partners with University of Sydney

Five-year partnership agreement between NSW government and University aims to streamline collaboration on research opportunities and attract investment.
19 October 2021

Sydney scientist named 2021 NSW Young Tall Poppy of the Year

Outstanding contributions in the field of conservation biology have seen Dr Ayesha Tulloch named overall 2021 NSW Young Tall Poppy of the Year by the Australian Institute of Policy and Science.
18 October 2021

Australia needs a 'mental wealth' lens on post-COVID recovery

A multidisciplinary research initiative at the University of Sydney brings together academics, industry experts, policymakers, and community representatives to capitalise on the nation's cognitive and emotional resources to reimagine the economic and social future of Australia.
14 October 2021

Professor Jennifer Barrett appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor Indigenous (Academic)

The University of Sydney announced today that Professor Jennifer Barrett has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor Indigenous (Academic) signalling the University's commitment to Indigenous education and research.
14 October 2021

Lone changer: fish camouflage better without friends nearby

While gobies aren't the only fish with camouflage abilities, new research shows that their colour change is influenced by their social context: they transform faster and better when alone. This is likely an adaptive, stress response to perceived threat from predators.
14 October 2021

Why Sydney's COVID numbers didn't get as bad as the modelling suggested

COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalisations in NSW are better than expected. Professor Jamie Triccas and Dr Megan Steain propose two key factors that could account for this: vaccine effectiveness and real-time protection.