Charles Perkins Centre
Obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease are the leading causes of death, disability and reduced quality of life in Australia, and have become epidemics of global proportions.
The Charles Perkins Centre aims to ease the burden of obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease by translating the work of the University of Sydney into real-world solutions.
At the heart of the Charles Perkins Centre is a $385 million research and education hub.
6 August 2015 A panel discussion following the Seymour Centre performance of 'What is the Matter with Mary Jane?'.
29 July: Health experts from the University of Sydney will take to the Seymour Centre stage in a unique theatrical collaboration this August aimed at dispelling myths around eating disorders and fad dieting in teenagers.
22 July: Associate Professor Amanda Salis on why some people get grumpy when they're hungry.
2 July: Professor Stephen Simpson speaks to ABC's Lateline about the rise in the popularity of faecal transplants and special diets.
26 June: Our research and education hub wins architectural industry awards.
23 June: Professor Peter Cistulli has been lead the University's research, clinical, and educational activities in advancing the field of sleep-disordered breathing and its impact on chronic disease management.