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02 February 2018

How a teacher from the Torres Strait is driving social change

When you take away culture, you take away someone's ability to live, writes Dr Vanessa Lee. In this opinion piece, she explains her transition from teaching in the Torres Strait to academia.
02 February 2018

Meet the power couple of back pain research

The drugs don't work, but video games might, say experts Paulo and Manuela Ferreira. The couple are former physiotherapists and now University of Sydney back pain researchers.
02 February 2018

University-led cyber security network receives new government funding

The NSW Government announced $2 million in funding for a university-led cyber security network, of which the University of Sydney is a founding partner. It will provide an opportunity to take the University's blockchain research to new heights.
02 February 2018

Quantum 'hack' to unleash computing power

The instability of qubits - the building blocks of quantum computers - means they are susceptible to error. Our physicists have found that tweaking error coding can open the door to huge efficiency gains.
02 February 2018

New research project to help tackle chronic pain

University of Sydney pain researcher Professor Fiona Blyth AM has been awarded a $500,000 project grant to investigate how to reduce the risk of people developing chronic pain.