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18 November 2019

Researchers overcome cholesterol overload in rare genetic disorder

In a world-first, researchers have discovered the main reason why cholesterol accumulates in people with the rare progressive genetic disease called Niemann Pick Type C1 (NPC1).

15 November 2019

Data science and digital health shape the future of dental education

Professor Heiko Spallek is combining his experience in dental education and research with his expertise in computer and information science to bring dentistry and healthcare into the digital age.
12 November 2019

Exercise is the best medicine for managing back pain

Associate Professor Paulo Ferreira spoke to ABC Life about the best evidence-based approaches for back pain in those who have demanding jobs.
08 November 2019

Nobel chemist awarded Doctor of Medical Science

Medicinal chemist and Nobel Prize winner Sir Gregory Winter CBE has received a Doctor of Medical Science (honoris causa) in recognition of his outstanding contribution to medical science, entrepreneurship and human health.
06 November 2019

Healthcare sector offers enticing career prospects

While job growth in many industries is stagnating in an age of automation, Australia’s healthcare sector is thriving, opening doors for young people seeking job security and career flexibility.
31 October 2019

Sydney researchers helping to break the cycle of disadvantage

University of Sydney economists and health experts will spearhead a new research project that will help Australian children and families overcome the challenges of deep and persistent disadvantage.
31 October 2019

Research update: Marie Bashir Institute

In the seven years since the inception of the Marie Bashir Institute, a significant amount of multidisciplinary research has taken place across the Asia-Pacific region to advance our understanding of infectious diseases.
30 October 2019

Sydney taps into potential of 'mini-degrees'

A suite of new health micro-credentials, some unique to the University of Sydney, have been introduced to help time-poor healthcare professionals upskill and stay competitive.
30 October 2019

Dental researchers develop new glass fibre composite materials

Associate Professor Ayman Ellakwa is part of a team of researchers from UNSW and the University of Wollongong who have received a CRC-P grant with a total project value of $8.3 million, to develop a new fibre-reinforced dental composite.
29 October 2019

NSW Premier recognises scientific and engineering excellence at Sydney

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian tonight awarded the 2019 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering. Three University of Sydney academics were recipients, recognised for their work across three categories.