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Researcher honoured in Top Ten list

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

A University of Sydney academic working to improve the quality of maternity and infant health care in Australia's remote communities has been recognised among the nation's top researchers

University of Sydney launches Brain and Mind Centre

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Premier Mike Baird today launched the University of Sydney Brain and Mind Centre, bringing together leading scientists nationally and internationally to address critical health issues of the 21st century - disorders of the brain and mind.

Cancer screening - are we harming the healthy?

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Medical experts in Australia are divided over the benefits of cancer screening...are we saving lives or harming lives? To help unravel this issue, industry experts, medical professionals, researchers, and those affected by cancer will share their stories and expertise at a public forum on Wednesday 29 July 6.30pm at University of Sydney.

Astronomers discover Earth's bigger cousin

Fri, 24 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Today an international team of astronomers from NASA's Kepler mission have announced the discovery of a near-Earth-sized planet in the habitable zone of a Sun-like star.

Soil and our future - health, climate change and feeding the world

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The impact of soil on children's blood lead levels to how farmers can respond to climate change are among the hot button issues under discussion at the 2015 Agriculture and Environment Research Symposium.

Wingara Mura Academy offers early career academic opportunities

Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney has created the Wingara Mura Academy to support and develop the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics across the University.

Physical disability rugby league: not just for the love of the game

Mon, 06 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney is 'teaming up' with the NSW Physical Disability Rugby League to conduct a landmark study assessing the physical and psychological benefits for people with physical disabilities participating in team sports.

Building a better future for greyhounds

Wed, 01 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Members of the public and industry stakeholders are being asked to share their views on greyhound racing in NSW.

Work resumes after fire at University of Sydney construction site

Thu, 25 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

A building under construction at the University of Sydney was damaged by fire overnight. The damage was isolated to a minor area on Level 4 of the new building.

Sleep disorder expert appointed new ResMed Chair

Tue, 23 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Sleep disorder expert Professor Peter Cistulli has been appointed the ResMed Chair in Sleep Medicine at the University of Sydney. The new Chair is funded by ResMed and will work across the University's Faculty of Medicine and Charles Perkins Centre.