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25 January 2018

Australia Day Address delivered by YouTube sensation

Recent Alumni Award recipient and internationally renowned mathematics teacher, Eddie Woo of "WooTube" fame, has delivered this year's Australia Day Address at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

25 January 2018

Emerging research pioneers championed with fellowships

Twenty-two gifted early and mid-career researchers have been named as the University of Sydney’s 2018 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellows.
25 January 2018

Harnessing vitamin D and body’s own killer cells to fight MS

Eight University of Sydney researchers have been awarded almost $750,000 from MS Research Australia to investigate causes and treatments for multiple sclerosis.
23 January 2018

Backpacks, shoes, and bedtimes: our experts' back to school tips

As thousands of children, parents and teachers prepare for a new school year, our education and health experts share insights on shoes, school bags, helping students thrive and more.
23 January 2018

Why the claims to make codeine prescription-only are wrong

Professor Peter Carroll explains three of the main arguments used to justify pulling codeine from sale without a prescription, and why they’re wrong.
22 January 2018

New scholarship to support women leaders in major projects

Research shows building leadership pathways is critical to achieve gender diversity in companies. A new scholarship from the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership is set to support women leaders of major projects.
19 January 2018

How Sydney’s transport system went off the rails

What challenges does Sydney's transport system face, and how could investment in public transport take pressure off the system and support improved travel on all modes, including cars?
18 January 2018

Seidler Salon Series premieres emerging Con composer

Ella Macens, one of the first students in the national women composers' development program at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, will premiere her latest work in the Sydney Festival’s Seidler Salon Series on 19 and 20 January.
18 January 2018

Explainer: extreme heat in sport

Record-breaking temperatures during the Ashes cricket test match in Sydney led many to wonder: how hot is too hot to continue playing sport safely?

17 January 2018

Sydney share bike schemes increase cycling

New data shows 18 per cent of Sydneysiders thought dockless bikes were a good system and would use one of the new bike share schemes.