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19 October 2015

Global Resilience Partnership win attracts US$1m

Funding to support two-year project to strengthen the voices of people with disabilities in the Asia Pacific, and provide much-needed support in natural disasters.

19 October 2015

Coffee companion: how that muffin or banana bread adds to your waistline

PhD student Kathy Chapman has contributed to an analysis of the saturated fat, energy and sugars in some of our favourite treats. 

19 October 2015

Syrian refugees are running from Assad rather than ISIS

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, rather than ISIS, appears to be a major cause of initial movement of refugees out of Syria, writes Suraina Pasha.

19 October 2015

On my mind

Human rights advocate Senthorun Raj (BA(Hons) ’10 LLB ’13), talks about the marriage equality debate and different ways to recognise relationships.

16 October 2015

Academics honoured for their contribution to technological innovation

Three University of Sydney researchers have been named as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

 

16 October 2015

Reflecting on the extraordinary life of my friend Charlie Perkins

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda delivered the annual Dr Charles Perkins AO Memorial Oration at the University of Sydney this week.

14 October 2015

Good laws create freedom, not a nanny state

Good legislation creates greater freedom, rather than impeding it, argue Paul Griffiths and Roger Magnusson.

14 October 2015

Echo-less light observed for first time

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence for Ultrahigh Bandwidth Devices for Optical Systems have created states of light that have no echo. The breakthrough, published in Nature Photonics, could increase early detection of tumours and be applicable to other waves such as Wi-Fi, sound waves, radio and mobile phones

14 October 2015

Traumatic vaginal births putting women at risk

Women need better information about the risks associated with vaginal births, with close to 30 per cent experiencing substantial trauma, according to new research.

14 October 2015

Muslim teens need space and support to find their voices

Muslim teens throughout the Western world are looking for answers for the events around them, writes Hussain Nadim.