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24 August 2016
Cannabinoid replacement drug trial to help cannabis smokers quit habit

An Australian research team is recruiting cannabis smokers who need help quitting or reducing their cannabis-use for a world-first trial of cannabinoid replacement therapy for relapse prevention in the community. 

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22 August 2016
SAGE: A leap forward for University gender equity

The Science in Australia Gender Equity project aims to address the longstanding under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). 

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18 August 2016
Detecting diabetes’ deadly ketones

A simple, hand-held breath testing device that detects deadly ketones has been developed by University of Sydney researchers.

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18 August 2016
Human variation decoded

A powerful new analysis of the protein-coding region of the human genome known as the exome will boost efforts to pinpoint clinically relevant genetic variations linked to human disease.

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17 August 2016
Unique learning hubs established in Kakadu, far west NSW and the Tiwi Islands

Students to work with Aboriginal communities on a range of critical projects.

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16 August 2016
Research excellence drives Australia's top veterinary school

The University’s breadth of research in the sciences includes outstanding work in veterinary and animal sciences, to address the world’s biggest and most complex challenges.

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15 August 2016
Latest ARWU university rankings list us among best universities in the world

The University of Sydney has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with a ranking of 82 in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).

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10 August 2016
Helping swimmers get off to a flying start

As the world's best swimmers hit the pool in Rio, new University of Sydney research is showing how athletes can make a bigger splash with their dive.

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10 August 2016
Australia launching into space again

Ahead of its launch from the International Space Station, the University of Sydney and collaborators celebrate the shipment of the INSPIRE-2 cube-sized satellite overseas.

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08 August 2016
University of Sydney wins five Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research

Five University of Sydney scholars have won 2016 Premier’s Awards for Outstanding Cancer Research. 

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05 August 2016
University of Sydney researchers create game-based app to prevent heart attacks

A fun, convenient and independent approach to prevention. 

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05 August 2016
Dubious marketing of stem cell therapies revealed

Advanced economy nations led by Ireland, Singapore, Australia, Germany and the United States have the highest per capita number of clinics engaging in direct-to-consumer marketing of stem cell therapies, according to the world’s largest-ever study of such clinics.

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03 August 2016
Poche Patron calls for increased funding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander research projects

Professor Tom Calma AO appealed to the ARC to match the NHMRC’s level of funding for Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander projects at a University of Sydney health research showcase last week.

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03 August 2016
Art show gives PhD students valuable curating experience

Bingqing Wei and Minerva Inwald have melded theory with hands-on experience for the University Art Gallery's latest exhibition. 

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02 August 2016
Elite Athletes vs Couch Potatoes: can the Rio Games bridge the divide?

In the lead up to Rio 2016, Dr Chris Neff is joined by Senior Lecturer Dr Steve Georgakis (HumanMov)(’94) PhD(’00) BEd MEd(’11) to discuss the growing commercialisation of sport and the impact this has on participation.

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02 August 2016
We are wasting our waste

Australia needs technology innovations, in particular, new technologies for the sustainable processing of industrial waste or by-products.  

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01 August 2016
Researchers develop new framework for human nutrition

Existing models for measuring health impacts of the human diet are limiting our capacity to solve obesity and its related health problems, claim two of the world's leading nutritional scientists in their newest research.

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29 July 2016
University of Sydney joins Sydney Science Festival

Our researchers are involved in a range of public events to celebrate National Science Week from 11 to 21 August.

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28 July 2016
Home ownership: facts and fiction

In this podcast Chris is joined by Professor Nicole Gurran, urban planning and policy analyst to talk housing affordability. 

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28 July 2016
Abnormal thyroid function in newborns linked to poor reading and numeracy

Babies born with moderately high concentrations of thyroid stimulating hormone have a higher risk of poor educational and development outcomes at school age, a world-first University of Sydney study reveals.

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