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25 August 2021

Under-12s are increasingly catching COVID-19. How sick are they getting and when will we be able to vaccinate them?

What are the benefits of vaccinating children, both for the child and the community? And how will we know the vaccines are safe and effective for young children? Associate Professor Nick Wood explores the topic.
25 August 2021

Turn down the heat

University of Sydney researchers find women during menopausal transition require special consideration of their thermal requirements to ensure a comfortable working environment.
24 August 2021

Niall Blair appointed chair of Dairy UP

New collaborative dairy research and development program Dairy UP appoints former Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair as new Chairperson of its Steering and Advisory Board.
20 August 2021

Do you think you’re exclusively straight?

Scientific research has shown that sexuality exists on a spectrum. But how certain are people about where they fit on it? A new University of Sydney study suggests that people's reported sexual orientation can change after reading about the nature of sexual orientation.
20 August 2021

Why Chinese and Australian students differ on the workplace skills that matter

Australian students gained more skills in networking compared to Chinese students who increased their skills in communication and teamwork, during work-integrated learning programs, according to a new report by the University of Sydney Business School.
20 August 2021

Urgent planning on heat and health needed to face climate crisis

Leading experts caution climate change projections require urgent planning and more investment in research to reduce the risks of heat-related disease and death.
18 August 2021

Start-up raises $784,000 for baby resuscitation system

System aims to improve outcomes for the approximately ten million babies that experience breathing difficulties at birth each year.
17 August 2021

Early career researchers awarded $9m funding

The University of Sydney has received funding for 22 research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
16 August 2021

How to keep kids connected to nature as they grow

1 in 2 primary-aged kids have strong connections to nature, but this drops off in teenage years. Here's how to reverse the trend.
16 August 2021

Sydney rises in latest ARWU ranking

The University of Sydney has ranked 69th in the world and 4th in Australia in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), improving its position by five places.