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  • Photo of man exercising

    Genetic link

    If you suffer from depression and back pain odds are it's down to your genes.

  • Painting by Ben Quilty.

    Enduring Legacies

    As we prepare to remember the centenary of Gallipoli, Sydney Ideas presents an international panel exploring our involvement in war.

  • Photo of The Con in 1916.

    Join the party

    From music stables to international music institution, next month one of Australia's oldest and most prestigious music schools turns 100.

  • Photo of spine.

    Count sets, not kilos

    Exercise, not weight loss, key to fighting fat in the liver and gut.

  • Photo of George Gittoes. Photo by John Lewis.

    Peace builder

    Artist George Gittoes wins Sydney Peace Prize.

  • Photo of telescope.

    Archaeology in space

    The ‘fossil records’ of a million stars could finally tell us how galaxies formed.


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Research here

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Postgraduate Week

Join us between 18 and 22 May for our information events. Find out how postgraduate study can boost your career prospects or empower you to change lanes entirely.


Original freedom riders pictured in 1965.

Honouring the Freedom Ride

We're bringing original Riders and current University students and staff together to mark this historic event with a re-enactment and concert.