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23 September 2016

On my desk

With interests and expertise in feminism, gender politics and social movements around everything from sex to race and rock and roll, Dr Rebecca Sheehan shares the stories of the objects in her work space and how they reflect her world view.

23 September 2016

Guilty until proved innocent

Miscarriages of justice are a fact of the legal system. Through the Exoneration Project, law and psychology students revisit cases looking for false convictions, and in the process teach each other new ways of thinking about facts.

23 September 2016

Baby steps

The BABY1000 project tracks the progress of babies during their first 1000 days, but significantly, the tracking starts prior to conception. This makes it a rare study internationally, as it works to identify ways to ensure the best lifelong health outcomes for babies.

22 September 2016

Research excellence cements our position in Times university rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked 60 in the latest Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, cementing our place as one of the world’s best research and teaching institutions.

21 September 2016

Discovering the new

Third year science student Liam Ferguson talks about his experience at uni and offers advice for new students.

21 September 2016

Aboriginal health equality: the Poche Centre’s vision for change

The University of Sydney’s Poche Centre for Indigenous Health will continue its focus on three high-need areas under its new 2016-2020 Strategic Plan - Healthy Kids. Healthy Teeth. Healthy Hearts.

20 September 2016

New business survey finds the key to international success

A reputation for dependability, reliability and honesty and a willingness to network hold the key to international business success, according to participants in a nationwide survey of Australian firms conducted by the University of Sydney Business School.

20 September 2016

Sydney scientists create a buzz about beekeeping across Southeast Asia

A project to encourage the spread of beekeeping in Cambodia, Vietnam and Laos is helping local communities to expand their farming industries and protecting vital bee populations from extinction.

20 September 2016

Sydney shines in Rio as Paralympics come to a close

As the XVth Summer Paralympics in Rio come to a close after 11 days of inspirational sporting competition, we offer congratulations to all the athletes who took part.

20 September 2016

Can an app help us find mindfulness?

With the release of the latest Apple Watch this month came a new Breathe app which promises to “help you better manage everyday stress”. Giving mindful breathing a place beside the alarm clock and weather app seems to prove mindfulness has truly gone mainstream.