10 October 2023

Exhibition records colonial relationships with Pacific Islands

The stories of eight Pacific voyagers who visited Sydney in the 18th and 19th centuries are told via their descendants and compatriots in a new exhibition at the Chau Chak Wing Museum.
09 October 2023

Breaking with taboo

Kristy Chong has reshaped the long taboo conversation around menstruation and bodily leaks, driving positive change through the brand she founded, Modibodi. Now she's turning her focus to supporting other businesses founded by women.

09 October 2023

Your car is watching you. The implications are profound and immediate

The rapid rise of smart vehicles has brought to the fore the often-overlooked issue of privacy breaches by car manufacturers, writes Professor Uri Gal from the University of Sydney Business School in The Canberra Times.
09 October 2023

Confronting ageing: the talk Australia has to have

Australian society will be reshaped as its population ages. We need to have some confronting conversations about ageing and how society pays the inevitable cost, writes Professor Lee-Fay Low.
09 October 2023

GPs could improve access to ADHD treatment

While GPs should have an expanded role in the ongoing management of ADHD, it's important for specialists to diagnose and initiate treatment, writes Professor Adam Guastella from the Brain and Mind Centre at the University of Sydney and co-authors.
09 October 2023

Message of support on the conflict in the Middle East

The University of Sydney's Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Mark Scott, has expressed the University's deep sympathy for those affected by the conflict in the Middle East.
06 October 2023

Wiradjuri poet Jeanine Leane wins Australia's richest poetry prize

In celebration of Australian poetry the Discipline of English and the Master of Creative Writing present the 2023 David Harold Tribe Poetry Award. This year the award offers the richest poetry prize in Australia of $20,000 for an original unpublished poem on any theme, up to 100 lines in length.
06 October 2023

How Universities can join forces to tackle global challenges

Sydney Summit III asked what is the most effective way for universities to work together to create real-world impact through their diverse research and expertise.
06 October 2023

Brainless organisms can learn - so what does it mean to think?

Jellyfish, coral, fungi, bacteria and famously slime moulds get by perfectly well without a brain. Director of the Sensory and Evolutionary Ecology Lab, Dr Tom White, explores how learning works in different species and what this says about evolution.
05 October 2023

Gendered discrimination and disrespect 'all too common' in legal profession

A new report, Designing Gender Equality into the Future of The Law examines the experience of women in the law including discrimination, harassment and overwork.