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13 June 2017
SCA student and author wins Oxford University scholarship

With two novels to her name and a third under way, 23-year-old Sophie Hardcastle has a limitless appetite for writing and learning that has led her to receive a prestigious scholarship from the University of Oxford.

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13 June 2017
University of Sydney community honoured in Queen's Birthday list

Members of the University of Sydney community have been acknowledged for their influence on Australian society in the Queen’s Birthday 2017 Honours List.

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13 June 2017
Batteries deployed in world-leading trial

University of Sydney academics are contributing to a world-leading trial of battery systems to assist with reliability and support future energy security in Tasmania’s Bruny Island community.

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13 June 2017
What do your music preferences say about your study habits?

With exams looming and study sessions stepping up we asked our resident mnemonic expert Professor David Alais to investigate how your study playlist can improve motivation levels, boost learning and increase memory encoding.

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13 June 2017
Call to cut billion-dollar child injury bill

The Federal government should establish a national injury prevention plan, say the authors of a new report putting the cost of treating 680,000 children hospitalised for injuries at $2.1 billion.

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14 June 2017
3D printing may revolutionise root canal therapy

Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionize root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth.

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14 June 2017
Better ways to counter terror than 'mini max' prison

A Goulburn facility for radical inmates could be costly to establish and difficult to test for effectiveness, writes counter-radicalisation expert Hussain Nadim. 

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14 June 2017
Cave discoveries hint at how modern humans outlasted Neanderthals

Archaeologists report evidence about the transition from Neanderthals to modern humans, found in a cave excavation in the Czech Republic.

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08 June 2017
Sydney ranked in world’s top 50 universities

The University of Sydney has been ranked in the top 50 universities in the world for the 14th year in a row.

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08 June 2017
6 ways men can take better care of their health

Men are less likely than women to see a doctor or other health provider, suggesting they care less about their health, or that healthcare services aren’t as equipped to deal with men’s health issues.

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