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Mental health experts want federal election candidates to support suicide prevention trials in regional Australia after releasing a report revealing suicide rates exceeded road fatalities in 28 electorates audited between 2009 and 2012.
A breakthrough by Australian researchers could make infra-red technology easy-to-use and cheap, potentially saving millions of dollars in defence and other areas using sensing devices. The research has demonstrated a jump in the absorption efficiency of light in a layer of semiconductor that is only a few hundred atoms thick – to almost 99 percent light absorption from the current inefficient 7.7 percent.
We're hosting a range of events that are open to our community and the general public to mark National Reconciliation Week from 27 May to 3 June.
The Charles Perkins Centre at Westmead places researchers who are tackling the most critical health problems facing Western Sydney close to the populations affected.
Two of Sydney’s most significant arts patrons are donating $1.75 million to the Chau Chak Wing Museum at the University of Sydney.
The masked booby faces an increasingly moveable feast as its ocean prey swims randomly from one spot to the next, making it vulnerable to overfishing and habitat destruction, a University of Sydney led project has revealed.