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22 December 2022

Olives, cherries and cricket: the dental dangers of the silly season

While the festive season can be a time to relax, some holiday activities pose unanticipated risks to the health of your pearly whites. Here are some common dangers and what to do in an emergency.
22 December 2022

Buy Now Pay Later regulation needed to protect vulnerable borrowers

People who own multiple Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) accounts are more likely to be vulnerable high-risk borrowers, according to a first-of-its-kind study from the University of Sydney Business School.
22 December 2022

Research partnership extended with Thales Australia

The University of Sydney and Thales Australia have extended their longstanding partnership to continue research and development of transformational solutions in aerospace, space, defence and digital security fields.
22 December 2022

How to deal with close encounters with Christmas critters

As the warmer months arrive, they also bring increased activity from creatures that can bite and sting. Our experts share how to have a safe summer and avoid any close encounters as we spend more time in the great outdoors.
22 December 2022

Trial to explore the use of psychedelics for alcohol use disorder

Researchers at the University of Sydney are embarking on an Australian first research trial into the use of psychedelics in combination with psychotherapy for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
22 December 2022

Sydney boosts support for under-represented students

The University of Sydney is changing the way it supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds as it prepares to welcome a more diverse intake in 2023.
21 December 2022

Should we move our loved one with dementia into a nursing home?

Almost 400,000 Australians are living with dementia and deciding whether to move a loved one into a nursing home is an incredibly difficult one. Professor Lee-Fay Low writes about what to keep in mind.
21 December 2022

Inflation and interest will sting, but wages should rise in 2023

The Australian economy has experienced a strong recovery and is enjoying record-low unemployment, but domestic and international challenges will cast a long shadow over 2023, University of Sydney Business School academics have warned.
20 December 2022

Unpacking late capitalism

David Elias Aviles Espinoza, PhD candidate in Political Economy, explores the origins of the term 'late capitalism' - a buzzword often used on social media to explain the absurdity of some free market economies.
20 December 2022

7 times our researchers engineered with impact

From biomedical engineering and quantum hardware through to wave modelling and computer science, here are seven times in 2022 that our researchers led impactful research.