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03 March 2017
7 ways to impress at the Careers Fair

Do your homework and follow these 7 steps to wow potential employers.  

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03 March 2017
Students get real (wild) life experience

Run every two years, the Tropical Wildlife Biology field trip takes students to the Northern Territory and into the natural habitat of lizards, crocodiles and snakes – lots of snakes.

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03 March 2017
Koalas driven to drink by climate change

Leaves were thought to be all koalas needed but video footage shows koalas are thirsty; it is believed climate change is transforming the national icon’s behavior, adding to stresses from heatwaves, tree-felling and disease.

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03 March 2017
Ruling on assisted dying drug Nembutal sets important precedent

Professor Simon Chapman says a ruling by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal could make a drug used in assisted suicide more accessible for terminally ill patients.

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13 March 2017
What I wish I knew before starting a clinical trial

From engaging your participants in creative ways to cleaning data regularly, public health scientists and medical researchers share their top tips on running a successful clinical trial.

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13 March 2017
Cultural Competence – Aboriginal Sydney

A new online course from the University of Sydney’s National Centre for Cultural Competence uses Aboriginal experiences and narratives of Sydney to explore the key themes and capabilities of cultural competence.

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14 March 2017
Surf break discoveries create economic growth

A study of 5000 surf breaks around the world has found their discovery boosts economic growth, with Western Australia a hotspot for growth.

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14 March 2017
New double degree attracts future leaders in architecture

Angus Gregg from Perth and Clare Chuang from Brisbane have moved to Sydney to be among the first group of students to embark on Australia’s new and only double degree in architecture at the University of Sydney.

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14 March 2017
Brain cancer patent licensed by University of Sydney

A new cancer fighting molecule developed by researchers at the University of Sydney has been licensed and has received $1.2 million of research funding from Lin BioScience.

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14 March 2017
Which diets are best for late-life health?

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre are seeking older Australians for a new meal delivery trial to test how simple dietary changes can impact late-life health.  

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