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24 April 2017
Australia’s first family obesity service opens

Australia’s first family-centred, multidisciplinary clinic to help mums, dads and kids tackle obesity and achieve a healthy weight was officially opened by NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard.

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24 April 2017
US Vice-President Mike Pence meets Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence, met with the US Vice-President Mike Pence as part of a three-day visit to Australia.

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24 April 2017
How do you find your calling?

While many of us find it hard to decide what to eat for breakfast, some people seem to know exactly how they want their career to unfold. So how do you make big life decisions on what to study and where it will take you?  

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24 April 2017
ANZAC Day 2017: Lest we forget

ANZAC Day is a day on which we remember and reflect on the lives of the brave soldiers who served and died in war. We remember their triumphs, their struggles and the influence of their journey on future generations.

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20 April 2017
Government’s 457 visa reforms threaten research

The federal government's proposals for replacing the 457 visa scheme could have unintended consequences for research, innovation and all Australians, writes Professor Duncan Ivison Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research).

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18 April 2017
What to do this mid-semester break

Looking for ideas on how to spend your mid-semester break (in between studying, of course)? These ideas will help you to recharge before returning to class. 

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10 April 2017
Hungry for change

From remote Aboriginal communities to the slums of India, Anstice MBA Scholarship for Community Leadership recipient Kelly McJannett is leading an initiative to end world hunger. 

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10 April 2017
Great foresight

Opthalmologists Dr John Sarks AM (MBBS ’56) and Dr Shirley Sarks AM have been collecting human eye tissue for more than 40 years. Their legacy now passes to the University.

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10 April 2017
Language for life

When Aida came to Australia, she had no family or friends. And having fled from Kyrgyzstan in Central Asia, she spoke only Kyrgyz and Russian.

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10 April 2017
Strong foundations

Lawrence and Betty Browne’s gift acknowledges that, for any important structure, first you must build the builder.

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10 April 2017
Rooms with a view

Art lovers and University benefactors are looking forward to seeing their favourite artworks and artefacts in the new spaces being created at the University of Sydney.

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10 April 2017
Rooms with a view

Art lovers and University benefactors are looking forward to seeing their favourite artworks and artefacts in the new spaces being created at the University of Sydney.

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10 April 2017
Vets to the rescue

Imagine losing your best friend because you could not afford their medical treatment

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07 April 2017
Students launch successful start-ups

University of Sydney students are emerging as leaders in Australia’s burgeoning start-up industry, aided by on-campus start-up programs like INCUBATE, Sydney Genesis and Sydney Social Innovation Hub. 

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07 April 2017
Students launch successful start-ups

University of Sydney students are emerging as leaders in Australia’s burgeoning start-up industry, aided by on-campus start-up programs like INCUBATE, Sydney Genesis and Sydney Social Innovation Hub. 

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06 April 2017
On my desk

Associate Professor Todd promotes online, open source drug research where anyone can contribute to creating molecules that might one day treat conditions like Ebola and Zika virus. Here, he gives us a tour of his desk.

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06 April 2017
My favourite: Shila Ghazanfar

Shila Ghazanfar works in the evolving field of statistical bioinformatics which looks for genetic relationships that might give new insights into diseases like cancer. She loves her work. She also loves a few other things.

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06 April 2017
Books that changed my mind

She’s the Professor and Associate Dean dedicated to advancing gender equality. He’s the award winning researcher finding new treatments for a range of brain disorders. Both were influenced by books they read early.

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06 April 2017
Dawn of the artificial employee

A tsunami of change is already arriving. Artificial intelligence is now capable of doing desk jobs that were previously safe from automation. The social and economic effects remain to be seen, but is AI what we think it is?

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06 April 2017
On my mind: Ranjit Voola

Ranjit Voola has a message for big business. The future belongs to the companies that rethink their single-minded drive for profit, and instead look to developing countries for opportunities to make money, while improving peoples’ lives.

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