Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Stephen Garton


Slow progress – physical inactivity remains a global pandemic

A new three-paper series in the Lancet, co-led by a University of Sydney academic and featuring University of Sydney authors, reveals that since the 2016 Olympics worldwide progress to improve physical activity has stalled with deaths associated with inactivity still at more than five million per year.

Recycling robot could help solve soft plastic waste crisis

Despite an improvement in plastic recycling in recent years, landfill is a growing issue. Soft plastics like cling wrap and plastic bags are a major contributor to the problem, with 94 percent going to landfill in 2016-17.

Statement from the Heart wins Sydney Peace Prize

The Uluru Statement from the Heart has been announced winner of the 2021 Sydney Peace Prize; Australia’s only international prize for peace.

Ethical use of quantum technologies in the spotlight

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has awarded the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) $800,000 over two years to develop accords for the ethical use of quantum technologies.

Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney partner to enhance research capacity

Cancer Council NSW and the University of Sydney have announced a joint venture to create the Daffodil Centre...

10 start-ups chosen for University accelerator program

INCUBATE, Australia’s first university-based accelerator program, has announced the 10 start-ups accepted for this year’s program.

Migrant teachers offered path to Australian accreditation

This article is sponsored by the University of Sydney. Authorised by Vice-Chancellor and Principal Prof. Stephen Garton. Enquiries: 9351 2000; Teachers with overseas qualifications and...