31 July 2023

What Sinead O'Connor's music taught me about songwriting

Dr Toby Martin, Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Music at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, explores the extraordinary songwriting of Irish musician Sinead O'Connor.
31 July 2023

Eight Sydney researchers awarded ARC Future Fellowships for 2023

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded more than $8.5m from the Australian Research Council
31 July 2023

Sexual consent education program wins $1.1 million research boost

Professor Lee Wallace and Dr Victoria Rawlings from the University of Sydney's Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre (SSSHARC) to support Consent Labs with school programs that seek to prevent sexual and gendered violence.
28 July 2023

Short bursts of daily activity linked to reduced cancer risk

Promising new research suggests a total of just 4.5 minutes of vigorous activity that makes you huff and puff during daily tasks could reduce the risk of some cancers by up to 32 percent.
27 July 2023

University welcomes esteemed scholar and curator of Indigenous art

The University's Power Institute and the Discipline of Art History will host Gerald McMaster, an internationally renowned artist, curator and scholar of contemporary art, museology and Indigenous aesthetics from OACD University in Toronto.
27 July 2023

How to improve CPR rates in Australian migrant communities

CPR can double someone's chances of surviving a cardiac arrest in the community, but new research published in the BMJ Open finds Australians born overseas lack the support and opportunity to learn. The researchers explore ways to improve CPR training rates.
27 July 2023

Western science catches up with First Nations' medicinal use of ant honey

Scientists have discovered the honey produced by Australian ants possesses unique anti-microbial activity against bacteria and fungi that could make the liquid useful medicinally.
26 July 2023

On the Beach stage adaptation is poignant and life-affirming

Associate Professor Huw Griffiths, in English Literature, reviews On The Beach, a new Australian play by Tommy Murphy adapted from Nevil Shute's classic end-of-the-world novel.
26 July 2023

Crime scene motel project

Ordinary suburban motels, utterly banal and unremarkable to most. However, what goes on behind their closed doors intrigued Sydney Law School criminologist and artist, Carolyn McKay. Presenting a new art installation of neon signs based on her research into crimes in motel rooms.
25 July 2023

Sydney facility to raise the bar in medical teaching and learning

New resource at the Westmead Innovation Centre is to be a game-changer in the way the we teach and learn in Western Sydney.