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14 September 2017

Media reform will reduce diversity and is just window dressing

The new media reform laws do nothing to address the underlying problem of an increasingly concentrated media landscape, argues Associate Professor Tim Dwyer from the Department of Media and Communications.

14 September 2017

Insomnia: the causes, signs and symptoms

What are the causes, signs and symptoms of the sleep disorder, insomnia? The University of Sydney’s Dr Chris Gordon explains. 

14 September 2017

How skills and personality traits contribute to the gender pay gap

A new study analysed the effect of different psychological traits and cognitive skills in explaining the gender pay gap. Author of the study, Anita Staneva, writes.
13 September 2017

Largest donation in Business School's history to fund MBA scholarship

Alek Safarian, the founder of Australia's largest private medical research firm, Novotech, has donated $1.4 million to fund an ongoing University of Sydney Business School MBA scholarship because he says a "good education is integral to success in life".

12 September 2017

Half-pipe dream: Meet the University's skateboarding students

Introducing Mikey Mendoza and Amar Hadid, recipients of an Australian-first scholarship for skateboarding at the University of Sydney.

12 September 2017

Standard care for breast cancer trials not always standard

New research has found that some breast cancer trials are failing to provide appropriate control group treatments, affecting the outcomes of these studies.

12 September 2017

The gift that will help treat a terrifying disease

Otto Appenzeller has gone from penniless migrant to respected neurologist. Now, he and his wife Judith are giving back, with a donation to support crucial research into Alzheimer's disease.

12 September 2017

Robotics professor unlearns what it means to be human

Engineering extraordinaire, Professor Salah Sukkarieh, tackles what it means to be human in the wake of artificial intelligence.

12 September 2017

Incredible gift means a cure is in sight

Most of us walk through life never having to think about the fact that we can see clearly. But for many Australians, loss of vision is a real problem - and it can be especially scary when it comes out of the blue.

12 September 2017

University of Sydney graduates again rated Australia's most employable

University of Sydney graduates have been named the most employable in Australia for the third year running and in the top 5 globally, according to the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.