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.
11 March 2021

Academy of Science honours two University of Sydney researchers

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer from Chemistry and Dr Kevin Coulembier from Mathematics & Statistics have received the recognition of their peers in these prestigious honours awarded annually by the Australian Academy of Science.