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03 June 2022

Memorialisation platform wins Sydney Genesis startup competition

The disruption of COVID-19 and the grief of losing a loved one to dementia has inspired two Sydney friends to create a platform to empower people in choosing how they will be remembered.
03 June 2022

Queen Elizabeth II to make royal history

Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee. Historian Dr Cindy McCreery, an expert on the history of the Royal Family, explains the occasion and offers her opinions on its meaning.
03 June 2022

New partnerships drive collaboration with Indigenous businesses

The University will collaborate with the NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce and Supply Nation to create new opportunities for Indigenous-owned businesses.

03 June 2022

1.4 million Australians will die of cancer in the next 25 years unless governments act

New research shows that 1.45 million Australians will die of cancer over the 25-year period from 2020-2044 unless there are major investments in prevention, early detection and patient care.
03 June 2022

Library adopts sector-leading Indigenous protocols

The University of Sydney Library has introduced new cultural protocols to ensure Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander library users feel safe, respected and valued.
02 June 2022

Screen time, alcohol & poor sleep for girls: how the pandemic impacts teens

The first study to comprehensively examine how young people's health behaviours changed over a two-year period encompassing the COVID-19 pandemic finds both pros and cons.
01 June 2022

Doctor of Letters awarded to Professor Emerita Margaret Harris

Margaret Harris, a long-standing member of the University community, was recently admitted into the degree of Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) for her outstanding contribution to the arts, both in Australia and internationally.
01 June 2022

Research to improve the lives of children with juvenile arthritis

Most people have never heard the word 'arthritis' associated with youth, yet juvenile arthritis is as common in children as Type 1 diabetes. New research aims to give families the evidence, services and support they need to navigate this difficult condition.
01 June 2022

Fatal attraction: when animals' mating signals beckon predators

Enticing sex is a risky business for animals - but to differing degrees. Those that use calls or pheromones to attract mates are in far greater danger from predators than those using visual displays.
01 June 2022

Charles Badham: a champion of accessible education

Some of our most enduring lessons as a university come from those who served us during our founding years. Their steadfast dedication and vision continue to guide us as a university for all.