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04 November 2021

$15 million for innovative health and medical research

Chronic pain, cancer and COVID-19's impact on chronic lung disease sufferers are some of the problems University of Sydney researchers will tackle under new NHMRC funding, worth more than $15 million.
04 November 2021

Climate change a greater risk for Indigenous families

Without urgent change, housing in regional and remote areas of Australia will become inhospitable for many Indigenous families, forcing a climate migration.
03 November 2021

Sydney takes top honours in the 2021 Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded three scientific research and innovation awards in the prestigious Prime Minister's Prizes for Science 2021 for work on COVID-19, combatting addiction and breakthroughs in healing tissues and organs.
03 November 2021

Pollution from G20 consumption kills 2 million people a year

Monitoring pollution at production sites is fairly straightforward. Now Professor Manfred Lenzen and Dr Keisuke Nansai have tracked deadly pollution caused by consumption in rich countries, raising questions about who is responsible.
02 November 2021

New technology gives smart cars 'x-ray'-like vision

Australian researchers have developed a technology that allows autonomous vehicles to track moving pedestrians hidden behind buildings and cyclists obscured by cars, trucks, and buses.
01 November 2021

Pufferfish teaches business students lateral thinking

Objects from the Chau Chak Wing Museum are incorporated into a core Master of Commerce Unit at the University's Business School.
29 October 2021

Facebook and the Metaverse: should we be worried about privacy?

Facebook has announced a name change for its holding company at its annual conference to reposition itself as more than a social media company. But what does it mean for user privacy?
29 October 2021

The bionic eye that could help blind people navigate the world

For people with impaired eyesight or no sight at all, the world is an enormous obstacle course. Professor Gregg Suaning is pushing vision capture and nerve stimulation technologies beyond their limits to help clear a path.
28 October 2021

Artist Sarah Goffman responds to the Chau Chak Wing Museum

A new exhibition at the Chau Chak Wing Museum uses recycled materials in its thoughtful, playful interaction with the collection.
28 October 2021

Workplaces can do better to support women following miscarriage: study

A new study led by the University of Sydney has found 68 percent of women who returned to work following a miscarriage reported receiving no support or negative support from their HR departments.