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21 February 2022

Superhero substance used in new bone implants to combat infection

Led by the University of Sydney, an international team has developed a new kind of bone implant that reduces the chance of infection, and therefore significantly decreases implant failure rates. In Australia, a fifth of conventional hip and knee replacements fail after 10 years.
21 February 2022

'Rebellious lawyer' joins Sydney Law School

The lawyer and activist will challenge students and staff to consider the ongoing impacts of colonial laws on First Nations and the importance of dismantling systemic racism in our society.
21 February 2022

COVID-19 Delta & Omicron variant in education settings: new report

The latest report on COVID-19 transmission in NSW schools in Term 4 shows secondary cases did not dramatically increase, despite the appearance of Omicron occurring in the latter part of 2021.
18 February 2022

Tin Sheds Gallery 2022 season

Tin Sheds Gallery, School of Architecture, Design & Planning presents an engaging line-up of six exhibitions that delve into a range of topics including architecture, design and urbanism.

15 February 2022

The strange mechanics of pregnancy in one Australian shark

Biologists have long been fascinated by reproductive diversity in sharks, but haven't yet figured out why some sharks have placentas and others don't.
11 February 2022

University of Sydney welcomes students back to campus

Student life returns for Welcome Week's celebrations and orientation events.
11 February 2022

Sport during school linked to academic performance

As students resume school and summer sport, new research from the University of Sydney shows a positive link between participation in sport and academic performance, with the strongest association when sport is held during school hours.
11 February 2022

Endangered delicacy: tropical sea cucumbers in trouble

Researchers are calling for better protection of tropical sea cucumbers in the Great Barrier Reef whose numbers are dwindling due to persistent and increasing overharvesting.

10 February 2022

Problematic levels of loneliness widespread in many countries

Loneliness at a problematic level is widespread in many countries, finds a University of Sydney led analysis of evidence from 2000 to 2019 across 113 countries and territories.
10 February 2022

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship winners announced

$40,000 has been awarded to Sydney College of the Arts alumni Emily Hunt and Pamela Pirovic. Every year, the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarships are awarded to one mid-career/established artist and one emerging artist.