31 October 2022

Beyond roads, rates and rubbish: Global study asks how cities can be improved

A team of leading urban scholars are gathering lessons from around the world that can help Australian cities navigate the 'perfect storm' of uncertain post-COVID recovery, pressing demands for climate adaptation and growing inequality among residents.
31 October 2022

Archaeological artefacts found on Norfolk Island

An archaeological dig on Norfolk Island has uncovered two Polynesian adzes (stone axes) and hundreds of flakes dating back to pre-European settlement.
31 October 2022

How financial hardship is damaging our health

Senior Lecturer Dr Sarah Hill and Lecturer Dr Edward Jegasothy from the Faculty of Medicine and Health unpack the consequences of financial hardship on our wellbeing. 

28 October 2022

Socceroos and Diamonds protest ‘sportswashing’: experts weigh in

Australia's soccer and netball teams have dominated headlines this week for their political stances, drawing support and criticism from University of Sydney experts.
28 October 2022

National research centre to transform diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders

New national research centre will transform diagnosis and treatment, starting with research into perfectionism, genetics, trauma links, psilocybin and more. 

27 October 2022

Environment now the greatest concern for business leaders

A new report built on findings from a survey of 4,206 professionals across 75 countries has revealed that the environment is the single greatest concern facing modern-day business leaders, overtaking technological advancement.

27 October 2022

Transformative decade ahead for First Nations and climate action

This year's Charles Perkins Oration by Larissa Baldwin signalled a transformative decade ahead for First Nations rights and the importance of dealing with the climate crisis through an Indigenous worldview.
27 October 2022

Scientists warn of Earth's unequivocal climate emergency

Earth's vital signs have deteriorated to the point humanity is "unequivocally" facing a climate emergency, an international coalition of researchers warns in a report published today.

27 October 2022

Better reporting of harms needed in clinical trials

Researchers say there are important gaps in how harms are being reported in clinical trials. This impacts how scientists and the public weigh up the benefits and harms of treatments.
26 October 2022

University of Sydney named one of the world's most sustainable universities

The University placed equal fifth globally and equal first in Australia in the new QS Sustainability Rankings, which rank 700 institutions globally.