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31 May 2016

Multimillion-dollar funding for commercial waste-to-biofuel plants

It’s been a busy few days for start-up Licella, whose technology developed in partnership with the University of Sydney has been the subject of new contracts with companies in Canada and the UK, which could transform the huge pulp and paper industry and end-of-life, difficult-to-recycle plastics – turning waste into an asset.

31 May 2016

Workplace policies must reflect 21st century realities

Work and care policy needs to reflect research evidence, writes Dr Elizabeth Hill, co-convenor of the Australian Work and Family Policy Roundtable. 

31 May 2016

Indigenous student realises dreams helping animals in outback

For as long as she can remember, University of Sydney student Simone Armstrong remembers having a deep fascination with animals.

31 May 2016

Australian airlines among the world's most efficient

New research from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies at the University of Sydney has revealed that Australia's major airlines, including Qantas and Virgin, are among the most efficient and resilient worldwide. 

30 May 2016

Vote As You Go fosters a greater community voice

In the lead up to any government election, politicians spend weeks on the campaign trail seeking the opinion and support of the Australian public. What if the views of voters on the street could be captured in real-time by the push of a button or swipe of a hand?

30 May 2016

Is too much medical testing and treatment making us sick?

Researchers to tackle some of the biggest issues facing modern healthcare - overdiagnosis and overtreatment. 

30 May 2016

Crowdfunding campaign supports students competing in Indigenous Unigames

The University of Sydney's latest crowdfunding campaign will raise funds to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students compete in the National Indigenous Tertiary Education Student Games.

30 May 2016

Experts urge reform of work, care and family policies

Our researchers contribute to calls for urgent policy change to reflect demographic and workplace shifts and represent growing numbers of workers who have care responsibilities.

27 May 2016

University and Colleges meet with Elizabeth Broderick

The Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and all six Heads and Chairs of the Residential Colleges met with Elizabeth Broderick

26 May 2016

Saying sorry isn't enough for Indigenous children

All children should be supported to be safe in their families and communities, write Judy Cashmore and Teresa Libesman.