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12 September 2019

Study casts doubt on accuracy of mobile drug testing devices

Research at the University of Sydney Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics suggests the devices currently used return both false positives and false negatives.
30 August 2019

The implications of Boris Johnson's parliamentary suspension for Brexit

Tightened parliamentary timeframes have made the prospect of Britain exiting the European Union on 31 October without a deal in place far more likely, writes Professor Anne Twomey for The Conversation.
23 August 2019

What's happening in the Amazon?

Scientists, engineers and anthropology experts from the University of Sydney discuss the inferno that's raging through the Amazon, devastating large swathes of rainforest and increasing CO2 levels.
14 August 2019

Is relocating Indonesia's capital feasible?

Jakarta has a population of 10 million and is rapidly sinking. The Indonesian Government announced plans to relocate the country's capital to the island of Borneo, but will it improve living and environmental conditions?
22 July 2019

Global experts to discuss risks facing children on the move

Being held at the University of Sydney this week, the inaugural Children, Migration and the Right to Health Conference will examine key issues facing the world's child migrants.
17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
17 July 2019

A new solution to countering bad science in forensics

Led by a University of Sydney law and psychology expert, an international group of researchers are calling for forensic science to become more open in the interests of justice.
01 July 2019

Professor Simon Bronitt commences as Head of School and Dean of Law

The Sydney Law School has welcomed new leadership, with the commencement of Professor Simon Bronitt as Head of School and Dean.
28 June 2019

The role of law, regulation and policy in feeding the future

The 2019 Food Governance Conference will explore how law, regulation and policy can help address contemporary challenges facing the global food system, including drought, climate change, trade, malnutrition and exploited workers.
11 June 2019

Honorary doctorate awarded to Chief Justice of New South Wales

University graduate and New South Wales Supreme Court Chief Justice, The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC QC has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.