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27 June 2017
Explainer: What is tularemia and can I catch it from a possum?

Dr John-Sebastian Eden from the Faculty of Science explains on The Conversation what tularemia is and how you can catch it.

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26 June 2017
Britain’s knot talent

Hazel Browne is a passionate maths student who is exploring complex problems at uni and explaining concepts to high schoolers at work.

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26 June 2017
Are you the next John Bradfield?

Do you have ideas on how to use transport to transform cities or infrastructure to solve social problems in our city? Applications will open soon for the 2017 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.

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22 June 2017
Inspired detective work finds Australian satellite in space

Around-the-clock detective work, expanding the search to an increasingly international group of volunteers and decoding at our ground station has confirmed Australia's successful return to the space race.

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22 June 2017
Students set off on winter adventures

As we approach the mid-year winter break students are preparing to head out to gain hands-on experiences, learn new skills and make a difference in communities in Australia and abroad.

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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
Researchers discover rare disease in Australia

A rare infectious disease thought to be non-existent in the southern hemisphere has been discovered in Australia by researchers from the University of Sydney.

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20 June 2017
Governments urged to measure household food insecurity: new study

New research from the Sydney Environment Institute has tracked the complexity of food insecurity - inadequate access to affordable, nutritious food - among Afghan migrant communities in Sydney, London and San Francisco. 

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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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19 June 2017
University sponsors Garma Youth Forum

As sponsor of this year’s Garma Youth Forum, we’ll host workshops for school students run by our Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Faculty of Science, Sydney College of the Arts as well as the Sydney University Law Society.

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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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09 June 2017
New scholarships gratefully received

Two new scholarships are available for students completing their Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in memory of Veterinary Science alumni, Graham Jew.

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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
When it comes to disappearing ocean history, HMAS Perth is the tip of the iceberg

There are critical issues facing our oceans, such as climate change and pollution, but one area often overlooked is the preservation of underwater history, writes PhD candidate Natali Pearson.

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05 June 2017
What will US withdrawal from the Paris climate deal mean?

Just days before World Environment Day, US President Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the landmark Paris climate agreement. Experts from the University's Sydney Environmental Institute respond to the news.

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05 June 2017
Sydney Harbour emissions equivalent to 200 cars on the road

The first footprint of Sydney Harbour's carbon emissions has found it is roughly equivalent to similar estuaries in the US but significantly less than polluted water sources straddling build-up areas in Europe and Asia.

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02 June 2017
In scholarly pursuit

The Dalyell Scholars program aims to challenge and extend high achieving students providing mentoring opportunities, real-world projects and insights into research across disciplines.

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01 June 2017
Challenging students to create a brighter future for books
Students from the University of Sydney have competed in a challenge to create a future concept for Australia’s leading bookseller, Dymocks.
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29 May 2017
Dog wellbeing pioneer Prof McGreevy awarded in UK for life’s work

University of Sydney Professor Paul McGreevy has been recognised at one of the largest and most prestigious veterinary awards in the world for his pioneering contribution to canine welfare and behaviour.

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26 May 2017
Explainer: Why is recycling important?

University of Sydney researchers are working on turning waste into new innovations for the health, agriculture, transport and construction industries

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