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28 June 2017
Yoga riskier than thought for causing body pain: research

Yoga may not be as 'safe' as first thought, with new research from the Faculty of Health Sciences finding it can cause musculoskeletal pain just like any other exercise.

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22 June 2017
World first air travel health partnership between University and Qantas

Qantas and the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre have announced a world first air travel health and wellbeing partnership to reshape customers' experience of long haul flights.  

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21 June 2017
Philanthropy just keeps on giving

The desire to help others nourishes many opportunities, writes our Vice-Principal (Advancement) Tim Dolan in The Australian today. 

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20 June 2017
Magic mushrooms key to muscling up

A team of researchers from the University of Sydney believe the humble mushroom could be the new key to refuelling after a workout.

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15 June 2017
Sydney ranked in top 100 in university reputation rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked among the top 100 most prestigious universities in the world in the 2017 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.

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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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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
University partners with UBTECH to explore the future of AI

The University of Sydney has launched a new $7.5 million research centre in partnership with world-leading robotics company UBTECH Robotics to explore untapped opportunities in Artificial Intelligence (AI).

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07 June 2017
Don’t rely on smartphone apps to treat back pain

Millions of people worldwide use back pain apps, however no independent guidance is available to help consumers identify which ones are safe and of high quality, a new study has found.

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05 June 2017
Fellowships and training centres accelerate research capacity

The University of Sydney has secured more than $22.7 million in funding for Australian Research Council fellowships and training centres. 

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05 June 2017
Bridging the academic-practice divide for global development

The Rt Hon Helen Clark will join executives and thought leaders of Australian NGOs and universities in a unique cross-sector program focused on partnership. 

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31 May 2017
Linkage Projects support research partnerships

Two University of Sydney projects, to combat multidrug-resistant bacteria and recover information on millions of museum zoological specimens, have received $914,983 in funding. 

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31 May 2017
Funding agreement to help commercialise ideas

A new agreement with UK-listed company IP Group will help get intellectual property to market.

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23 May 2017
Do dogs make people healthier?

The University of Sydney is seeking non-dog owners for a world-first study examining how living with man’s best friend can influence human health.

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22 May 2017
Parkinson’s disease study offers insights on genetics of the disease

Research led by the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre has found a protein abnormality linked to brain cell loss in people with Parkinson’s disease that is also present in some inherited forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). 

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19 May 2017
Sydney tops university rankings for research impact

The University of Sydney is ranked number one in Australia and 29 in the world in terms of research impact, according to the 2017 CWTS Leiden Rankings.

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17 May 2017
Australians’ deep-seated fear of foreign investment in housing remains

A study of almost 900 Sydneysiders about their perception of foreign investors in real estate finds a deep-seated fear that property is being bought and house prices driven by foreign, particularly Chinese, investment.

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16 May 2017
Respiratory infections can trigger a heart attack

New research from University of Sydney finds the risk of a heart attack is increased 17-fold in the week following a respiratory infection such as influenza or pneumonia.   

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15 May 2017
No Jab, No Play Policy needs full investigation

Experts in the Medical Journal of Australia say that government vaccination policies need to be carefully reviewed to ensure they are effective.

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09 May 2017
Screening for AF in older people to cut risk of stroke and death

Screening for asymptomatic atrial fibrillation (AF) in people aged 65 and over and treating it with anticoagulant medications could greatly reduce the risk of stroke and premature death.

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