Second look

SAM March 2014

Second look

Smart thinking

Leading writer David Malouf was guest curator of a recent exhibition at the University of the art of leading Australian artist Jeffrey Smart. He shares his intimate knowledge of Smart’s work.

Refugee

Life of luxury

Economics graduate Philip Corne, CEO of Louis Vuitton Oceania, shares the philosophy and wisdom that have seen him rise to the top of the luxury goods company.

Famished

Giant leaps in nano

Associate Professor Fariba Dehghani, a chemical engineer, has achieved astonishing results in two very different areas of research using nanotechnology.

Tee tree medicine

Cardiologist's party trick

Professor David Celermajer poses a quick quiz for his audience: he shows them a slide of a person with a big lump of cholesterol in their heart, and asks how old the person is.

SAM October 2013

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Beating obesity

Dr Li Ming Wen argues that preventing childhood obesity should start even before birth.

Refugee

Refugee children and detention

In recent years, the routes children have taken to travel to Australia have become increasingly dangerous.

Famished

Famished

There are several keys to keeping lost weight off, says Associate Professor Amanda Sainsbury-Salis

Tee tree medicine

Tee tree medicine

Tee tree oil has likely been used for medicinal purposes for thousands of years, writes Matt Poll.

SAM June 2013

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Hunters and dissectors

The story of the University's brilliant young anatomist, John Irvine Hunter, whose legacy continues to grow and help future generations.

reluctant motorist

The reluctant motorist

Alumnus Greg Duncan talks to Chris Rodley about how his career focus changed from accounting to automobiles.

Silicon start

Silicon start-upper

Commerce graduate Elias Bizannes is an entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley and is now the general manager of the company behind StartupBus and StartupHouse.

helping hands

Helping hands

More than 60% of Sydney’s students participate in an international elective and learn a great deal from observing the different ways of practising medicine around the world.

SAM March 2013

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Don't just sit there

If you're serious about losing weight, don't take up a gym membership: stand up more often.

fantastic voyage

Fantastic voyage

One of the oddest stories from the University museums is that of the ancient Cypriot lagynos.

adolescent depression

Adolescent depression

A better understanding of adolescent depression is opening the door on early diagnosis and treatment.

master collector

Master collector

The Macleay Museum owes a great deal of its natural history collection to fearless Aussie forager, George Masters.

SAM October 2012

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Soldiers or assassins?

Was the killing of Bin Laden a lawful act of war, or illegal assassination?

Children as consumers

Children as consumers

The healthy alternatives to fast food branding strategies.

Tic-ing away

Tic-ing away

Professor Tim Usherwood reflects on a life with Tourette Syndrome.

Metals in medicine

Metals in medicine

The power of platinum to heal illness.

SAM July 2012

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Youthful debut

Four years out, Kip Williams directs his first production for the STC.

Gargoyle central

Gargoyle central

The inside story on the Quadrangle’s unusual residents.

Literary surgeon

Literary surgeon

Mohamed Khadra writes plays with a pen and saves lives with a scalpel.

Truthful lies

Truthful lies

Consumers give marketers more than they bargain for.