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31 January 2023

Gay men discriminate against feminine gay men, new study finds

Psychology study finds both gay men and heterosexual men prefer masculine over feminine gay men for a high-status role, suggesting feminine gay men may face implicit discrimination in the workplace.
30 January 2023

New trial uses cannabis for spinal cord injury induced chronic pain

Scientists at the University of Sydney have been awarded $1.7 million from NSW Health to research a new treatment for chronic pain which commonly affects people with spinal cord injuries. 

25 January 2023

University appoints new Director, Museums and Cultural Engagement

Michael Dagostino is the new Director of Museums and Cultural Engagement, looking after the Chau Chak Wing Museum and Seymour Centre, and other cultural outreach activities.
23 January 2023

Parental support linked to teen internet addiction

Teenagers who feel well-supported by their parents are more likely to report increased internet addiction over time, in a surprise finding from a new University of Sydney Business School study.
20 January 2023

New funding for Tech Central research

Researchers developing alternative proteins and assistive technology for the blind have received investment from the NSW Government in a new round of Tech Central funding announced today.
19 January 2023

Performing Nazism: Why would you wear the Holocaust like a costume?

Ahead of Holocaust Memorial Day, Dr Benjamin Nickl, in the School of Languages and Cultures, explores the use of Nazi uniforms in popular culture. He argues that Nazi costumes can wear out our moral responsibility.
18 January 2023

Lunar New Year 2023: What does the Year of the Rabbit mean?

Associate Professor Xiaohuan Zhao, from Chinese Studies in the School of Languages and Culture, shares what it means to be born in a Year of the Rabbit.
13 January 2023

Iran executions and the role of 'revolutionary courts'

Professor Simon Rice from Sydney Law School explains the role of Iran's 'revolutionary courts' in the suppression of widespread protests following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini in police custody in September 2022.
13 January 2023

Scientists find way to heal scars left behind by heart attacks

Researchers have developed a method that could 'turn back the clock' on damaged heart tissue following heart attacks.
12 January 2023

How to get the most out of sculpting with sand

One of the things kids love most about the beach is the chance to play with sand. Not only does it make excellent material to play with, but it is versatile, cheap, and widely available. Dr Sanne Mestrom, senior lecturer at Sydney College of the Arts, explains how to make the most of it this summer.