10 February 2023

Scientists discover receptor that blocks COVID-19 infection

University of Sydney scientists have discovered a protein in the lung that blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection and forms a natural protective barrier in the human body.

08 February 2023

Digital program gets school kids moving

Every parent worries about how much time their child spends on screens, but what if screens could also provide the answer to growing levels of inactivity in Australian kids?
08 February 2023

ChatGPT is a data privacy nightmare. If you've ever posted online, you ought to be concerned

Professor Uri Gal from the University of Sydney Business School explains why ChatGPT's language model and data policy should sound a warning to consumers.
08 February 2023

Gay bars in Sydney survive COVID-19 pandemic

A new report from Dr Chris Pepin-Neff, a member of Sydney Policy Lab, shows gay bars, venues, and events in Sydney rebounded by 93 percent post-COVID, after some of the toughest lockdowns and restrictions to the nightlife sector in the world.
08 February 2023

$3.7m boost for academic-industry collaboration

The University of Sydney has been awarded six new grants, totalling $3.7 million, to work with industry partners on research ranging from Holocaust education to solar farms.
08 February 2023

Using wealth to insulate yourself from climate change

While the days of overt climate denial are mostly over, there's a distinct form of denial emerging in its stead. PhD candidate Hannah Della Bosca, from the Sydney Environment Institute, explores the phenomenon of implicatory denial.
08 February 2023

University of Sydney kicks off biggest Welcome Program for 2023

The University of Sydney kicks off its biggest-ever Welcome Program this week as students begin to arrive on campus for the start of the academic year.
08 February 2023

Carbon removals researcher named Director of Net Zero Initiative

The University of Sydney has today announced carbon removals and utilisation researcher Professor Deanna D'Alessandro as the Director of the Net Zero Initiative.
07 February 2023

Aboriginal credit union successfully combines cultures

Australia's only Indigenous-owned credit union holds lessons for the nation, according to a study from the University of Sydney Business School.
07 February 2023

Writing Fellowship addresses real world health challenges

Australian creative writers of renown are invited to apply for a generous University of Sydney Fellowship which provides a grant of $100,000 and other benefits to begin work on a project exploring issues around health.