14 February 2024

Building a legacy of inclusion

After his experience studying at the University transformed his career, Edmund Miterski and husband, Steve Garood, have secured that experience for other LGBTQIA+ students through a gift in their Will.
13 February 2024

University signs precision-medicine research partnership with Bruker

The strategic partnership will place the University of Sydney in a leading position internationally to advance nanomedicine, gene therapies and the early detection, treatment and prevention of disease.
12 February 2024

Opera Australia finds campy, playful joy in The Magic Flute

Dr David Larkin, senior lecturer in musicology at Sydney Conservatorium of Music, reviews the new production of The Magic Flute by director Kate Gaul for Opera Australia.
12 February 2024

Dancing may be better than other exercise for improving mental health

New research finds that undertaking structured dance of any genre is generally equal and occasionally more effective than other types of physical activity interventions for improving a range of psychological and cognitive outcomes.
09 February 2024

Engineers to develop robot maintenance crews in space

SmartSat is backing the University of Sydney with $2.3 million to research and develop robotic maintenance of satellites while in orbit in a step to extend the lifespan of vital space infrastructure.
08 February 2024

Smartphones mean we're always available to our bosses. 'Right to disconnect' laws are a necessary fix

Availability creep has led to significant unpaid overtime which "takes workers away from a fair day's work for a fair day's pay", writes Associate Professor Chris F Wright for The Conversation.
08 February 2024

What made Earth a giant snowball 700m years ago? Scientists have an answer

Dr Adriana Dutkiewicz was inspired during a field trip to the Flinders Ranges to find out how volcanic activity turned our blue dot to an ice covered planet. Together with Professor Dietmar Muller and the EarthByte group, they've produced an answer.
07 February 2024

University of Sydney launches Welcome Program for 2024

The annual celebration for students will draw thousands, with gigs by leading Australian artists and an array of big events.
06 February 2024

Lunar New Year 2024: What does the Year of the Dragon mean?

Associate Professor Xiaohuan Zhao, from Chinese Studies in the School of Languages and Cultures, shares what it means to be born in a Year of the Dragon or to live through the Year of the Dragon in 2024.
06 February 2024

$35M for life-changing corneal blindness research

University of Sydney-led BIENCO consortium has received $35 million from the Australian Government to commercialise their world-leading research into treatments for corneal blindness.