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27 November 2019

How climate change impacts infrastructure: experts explain

From fires in the Amazon and in Australia, to flash flooding in Europe, right across the globe we are witnessing the impact of climate change on the environment. But how does a changing climate affect key infrastructure? Engineering experts explain.
27 November 2019

Koalas are not ‘functionally extinct’ but they are in danger

Reports claiming koalas are in demise went viral on Twitter this week, particularly after the American journalist Dan Rather shared it with his followers. Experts say the reports may lead to apathy around conservation.
27 November 2019

Matilda Centre launches at the University of Sydney

Tackling mental health and substance use in young people, the Matilda Centre bridges the gaps between research, government and the community to address one of Australia's biggest health problems.
27 November 2019

Companies are misusing our data and there's little we can do

Our personal, online data is being tracked and used by tech companies, but exactly how is unclear, writes School of Computer Science academic, Dr Suranga Seneviratne.