15 February 2023

Outstanding researchers supported with prestigious prizes

The 2023 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) Prizes have been awarded to 20 talented academics from across the University.
14 February 2023

Decaf kills coffee withdrawal symptoms

Coffee drinkers can take advantage of a new placebo discovery showing decaffeinated coffee quenches withdrawal symptoms in people reliant on their daily caffeine fix.

14 February 2023

Disability services need to employ more people with lived experience

New research from the University of Sydney finds almost a quarter of Australian disability services do not employ any people with disability, and 20 percent employ less than three people with disability.
14 February 2023

Volunteers drive social change in wartime Ukraine

A year into Russia's full-scale invasion, a new study by Dr Olga Boichak has found ordinary citizens who volunteer their time and resources can bring about social and political change.
14 February 2023

Israel, Palestine and the Bildungsroman

Bildungsroman, a German word that translates as 'novel of education', is a literary genre emphasising development and progress. Dr Isabelle Hesse, from the Discipline of English, investigates how this genre allows authors the opportunity to shed new light on the Israel/Palestine conflict.
14 February 2023

Simulation could help explain nutrients' impact on gut

New research is shedding light on the importance of the communal interplay of gut bacteria, and how nutrients and vitamins may modulate or influence microbiota communities.
13 February 2023

Mark Scott appointed Chair of The Conversation Media Group

Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of Sydney, Professor Mark Scott AO, has been appointed Chair of The Conversation Media Group.
10 February 2023

What if Opal and Myki became one? It'd help more of us than you'd think

PhD candidate James Bushell from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies explains how and why Australia's two largest public transport systems should work together.
10 February 2023

Intermittent fasting leads to weight loss, not improved health

New research published in Aging Biology finds weight loss experienced by people on intermittent fasting diets, such as the popular 5:2 diet, does not bring the same health benefits as other weight loss programs.
10 February 2023

Is 13 too young to have a TikTok or Instagram account?

Dr Catherine Page Jeffery, lecturer in media and communications, investigates what age is too young for children to join prominent social media sites like Instagram and Tik Tok, and what kind of things parents should be thinking about in relation to kids and their social media accounts.