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17 March 2021

Will record retail sales during COVID continue?

The "goldrush" many retailers experienced last year will only last for as long as the sector is able to innovate, according to an expert from the University of Sydney Business School.
16 March 2021

University of Sydney welcomes passage of Freedom of Speech Bill

The University of Sydney welcomed news that Federal Parliament has passed legislation to strengthen and protect academic freedom and freedom of speech.
15 March 2021

Will women forsake the Liberal party at the next election?

Last election, the Liberal party attracted the lowest number of votes from women since 1987. This trend could continue, however, as Dr Sarah Cameron explains, voting behaviour is often impacted by the salient issues of the day.
12 March 2021

Evidence shows mental illness isn't a reason to doubt women survivors

Research reveals many women demonstrate resilience after violence and abuse. Others report mental distress made worse by disappointing system responses, victim-blaming, and other negative social impacts, writes Dr Emma Tseris.
12 March 2021

Mark Scott appointed Vice-Chancellor of University of Sydney

The University of Sydney today announced that after an extensive international search, Mark Scott has been appointed its 27th Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Mr Scott will start his new role on 19 July this year.
12 March 2021

Rethink prompted on immediate cord clamping for pre-term babies

Changing how pre-term babies' umbilical cords are clamped could improve outcomes and save babies lives, prompting an update of the international guidelines that inform global practice.

11 March 2021

Using fake news for good in the battle to protect vulnerable birds

In a paper published today, researchers from the University of Sydney and Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research found that tactical misinformation - what we call 'fake news' - can be used to deceive predators and double or triple the odds of successful hatching in endangered birds.
11 March 2021

University of Sydney leads $16m NSW dairy recovery program

A new collaborative bushfire resilience project including government, the private sector and the University of Sydney, will apply research to future-proof the dairy industry, it was announced by Agriculture Ministers David Littleproud and Adam Marshall today.

11 March 2021

Opioid script changes mean well but some left with chronic pain

The new regulations on opioid prescriptions certainly have merit, but without providing patient support, it is a one-dimensional strategy to reduce opioid use, writes PhD candidate Aili Langford and co-authors.
11 March 2021

Is construction dawdling on gender progress?

A new study has called for construction management leadership to address organisational complacency and systemic equality challenges by exploring the opportunity for special measures to ensure a substantive change in equality and diversity outcomes.