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05 December 2017

Experts respond to PIRLS literacy study

University of Sydney experts have commented on the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) and suggested ways to help young Australians become confident and self-sufficient readers.

05 December 2017

Mai elected Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

University of Sydney Professor and University Chair of Mechanical Engineering Yiu-Wing Mai AM has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

05 December 2017

Should you take opioids for low back pain?

Opioids should only be considered in limited circumstances for low back pain and greater efforts are needed to help people come off opioids, write University of Sydney researchers.

05 December 2017

“Uni 2 beyond” initiative wins national award

The University of Sydney’s “uni 2 beyond” initiative has taken out the Excellence in Education and Training Award at the 2017 National Disability Awards on Sunday 3 December.

05 December 2017

Make your garden thrive: tips for healthier soil

Sydney’s Inner West has been found to have high levels of metal in its soil as well as a tricky soil texture but that doesn’t mean your garden can’t thrive. PhD student Liana Johnson shares simple tips to improve soil health.

05 December 2017

Celebrating a decade of smart mining solutions

Leading global mining group Rio Tinto and the University of Sydney have celebrated the 10th anniversary of their multimillion dollar research partnership aimed at increasing innovation in mining.

05 December 2017

Fatigue and overuse major factors in dancing injuries

New research has identified the most common injuries suffered by professional dancers and examined what can be done to assist in preventing injuries.