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03 July 2020

Compulsive internet use by teens linked to emotional issues: study

A new study has found internet addiction in teenagers leads to difficulty regulating emotions. However there was no evidence that pre-existing emotional issues are a predictor of obsessive internet use.
03 July 2020

Sydney researchers test tuberculosis vaccine combination for COVID-19

Sydney researchers are taking an innovative approach to designing potential COVID-19 vaccines - using a tuberculosis vaccine to deliver components of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. Early results from pre-clinical testing in mice are promising.
02 July 2020

New early offers for talented students in music and visual arts

The new Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme offers talented Year 12 students a chance to enter music and visual arts degrees based on audition and portfolio prior to getting their ATAR.
02 July 2020

Has COVID-19 boosted interest in physical activity?

Have you searched online for 'home-based exercise' or 'high-intensity workout' recently? Turns out you're not the only one.
02 July 2020

‘Healthy’ snack foods big on marketing, small on nutrition

Confused by excessive buzzwords on your granola bar packaging? Nutrition researchers at the University of Sydney have found that is likely a deliberate ploy.
30 June 2020

Native Grains: Narrabri researchers meet with Aboriginal community

Indigenous knowledge and agricultural science are uniting to help support a renaissance in Aboriginal agriculture in western NSW. The winners will include farmers looking for additional income streams.
30 June 2020

Dogs, thunderstorms and fireworks: the fear is real

Dogs with noise phobias show symptoms including panting, pacing and hiding. They are often so frightened they try and escape and can sustain injuries in the process. Because of this, fearful dogs can be a danger to themselves.
29 June 2020

Continuing excellence for Sydney in ARWU subject ranking

Nursing and telecommunication engineering strengthen performance in latest ARWU subject rankings.
26 June 2020

7 reasons why hosting the FIFA Women's World Cup is awesome

Expect a surge in interest in soccer from Soccer Mums and their kids around Australia. The government will need to urgently invest in facilities.
26 June 2020

10 ways an arts degree can change the world

Passion, new perspectives, and an understanding of the past and the future are some of the best ways to make a difference to our world, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison.