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19 February 2016

The Sydney Mardi Gras march of 1978

On a cold Saturday night in Sydney on June 24, 1978, a number of gay men, lesbians and transgender people marched into the pages of Australian social history. Mark Gillespie was one of them.

19 February 2016

How secure are your emails? Security lost in transition

Dr Ralph Holz, lecturer in Networks and Security at the University of Sydney’s School of Information Technologies and co-appointed researcher at Data61 a premier innovation network, says experts have suspected weaknesses in email cryptographic setups and authentication for some time but there has been no hard evidence to support these suspicions. 

19 February 2016

Five things you should do at Orientation Week

Orientation Week is a great opportunity to get a few important things done before classes start.

19 February 2016

A successful Infrastructure Australia should plan its own exit

Services matter more than assets when it comes to making the most of record levels of infrastructure spending, argues Garry Bowditch.

19 February 2016

Unique Indigenous art exhibition seizes more than the moment

'Everywhen: the Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia' spans four decades of artwork and runs at the Harvard Art Museums until September.

19 February 2016

Why I love universities

Institutions like universities are a crucial part of what makes our democratic society a robust one, writes Dr Tamson Pietsch.

17 February 2016

World-changing innovators' ideas take off in first Ideas that Travel

Four innovators will lead the first Ideas that Travel event in partnership with TEDxSydney aboard a Qantas flight from Sydney to San Francisco – and two of those are associated with the University of Sydney – including quantum physicist Associate Professor Michael Biercuk.

17 February 2016

Sydney academic helps Shakespeare's Globe pop up in Auckland

A University of Sydney academic's research into the second Globe theatre has led to the world's first faithful reconstruction in New Zealand.

16 February 2016

World's biggest English lesson held in Sydney

University of Sydney staff and students participated in the world’s biggest English lesson held at Bondi Beach last Friday.

16 February 2016

The lockout law review must not be so close-minded

Let's hope the recently announced review into Sydney's lockout laws can actually look dispassionately at the evidence and the levels of harm done both to people and our once vibrant nightlife, writes Professor Murray Lee in The Drum.