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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

Women architects debate future ways to work

Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney in collaboration with Parlour Inc will host a panel of four powerhouse women architects for a robust debate on changes needed in architecture to create a more equitable and sustainable profession in the future.

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.

National salt reduction goal could aid fight against cardiovascular disease

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Setting a national salt reduction target could be an effective way to stem cardiovascular disease, propose University of Sydney researchers.

Australia beating UK in baby food battle

Thu, 23 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Aussie children are getting a better start than their UK cousins, with Australian first research finding that the majority of baby and toddler foods sold at our supermarkets are of a high nutritional quality.

Health check: the science of 'hangry', or why some people get grumpy when they're hungry

Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Have you ever snapped angrily at someone when you were hungry? Or has someone snapped angrily at you when they were hungry? If so, you've experienced 'hangry' (an amalgam of hungry and angry) - the phenomenon whereby some people get grumpy and short-tempered when they're overdue for a feed

Lack of knowledge on animal disease leaves humans at risk

Tue, 21 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Researchers from the University of Sydney have painted the most detailed picture to date of major infectious diseases shared between wildlife and livestock, and found a huge gap in knowledge about diseases which could spread to humans.

Public appetite for healthier vending machines

Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

Health conscious Australians are hungry for more nutritious options in fast food vending machines according to new research by the University of Sydney and University of Wollongong

Linkage grants reward partnerships with industry

Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $6.5 million in grants from the Australian Research Council under the Linkage Projects scheme.