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15 April 2019

Shark bite research reveals politicians' fishy behaviour

More than a decade's worth of research has revealed how politicians manipulate highly emotional incidents like shark bites to influence public sentiment and protect their own interests.
11 April 2019

9 ways to succeed in a research degree

Embarking on a PhD is not easy. Rachel Cole, a doctoral candidate researching media classification in Australia, shares her top tips for getting the most out of doing a higher degree.

10 April 2019

Turning streets into art galleries

If the people can't go to the art gallery, take the art gallery to the people. That's been the approach of Kat Roma Greer as she's created dynamic street art events in disadvantaged communities the world over.
08 April 2019

Theatre, movies and the photographer who loves them

Often the first thing seen of a new film is the images captured by the on-set photographer. It's a specialist vocation that requires creativity, spontaneity and diplomacy. Alumna Lisa Tomasetti has all three.

04 April 2019

Sydney places 25th in the world in global impact ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 25th in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking.
03 April 2019

A man of his word: revitalising an Indigenous language

At the start of European settlement, there were two hundred and fifty Aboriginal languages. Today, only twenty are widely spoken. Nathan Schrieber's language, Gunggay, was about to be lost until he made it his mission to bring it back.
29 March 2019

Sydney excels in national research engagement and impact assessment

The University of Sydney has performed strongly in the Australian Research Council's first Engagement and Impact Assessment of research at Australian universities.
27 March 2019

University and ABC supporting emerging voices in humanities

Following on from a successful inaugural collaboration in 2018, the University is proud to partner with the ABC again to support its popular media residency scheme and raise the profile of humanities research in Australia.
27 March 2019

University of Sydney research shines in ERA results

All 22 broad fields of research undertaken at the University of Sydney have been rated as above or well above world standard by the Australian Research Council in a report released today.
26 March 2019

Education creates opportunity for students in Uganda

When Eddie Woo and Annabelle Chauncy sat next to each other, their connection was instant. But it wasn't chemistry, it was mathematics that linked them, and a plan to educate some of the most disadvantaged children in Uganda.