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01 August 2019

A history of thinking forward in paediatric dentistry

As the first Australasian university to offer specialty training in paediatric dentistry, Sydney Dental School's unique registrar-based program has been firmly embedded in the Western Sydney Local Health District since 1987.
31 July 2019

Academics announced as finalists in 5 Eureka Prize categories

Academics with expertise spanning biomedical engineering, the internet-of-things, medicine and quantum physics have been selected as finalists for five categories in Australia's most comprehensive national science awards, the 2019 Australian Museum's Eureka Prizes.

29 July 2019

Brushing up on tooth conservation is key to good dental practice

During Dental Health Week, we asked Professor Martin AO about the role dentists play in helping patients keep track of their oral health. She emphasised the need to start conversations about preventing tooth decay and practicing conservative dentistry.
24 July 2019

When agendas are at play, who’s looking out for health consumers?

With the rise of biomedical and reproductive technologies, genetic engineering and stem cell research, Sydney bioethicist Wendy Lipworth is at the forefront of protecting consumers from undue influence.
17 July 2019

Sydney rises in Times Higher Education global reputation ranking

The University of Sydney has moved into second place in Australia in the 2019 Times Higher Education World Reputation Rankings.
16 July 2019

Cannabis treatment counters addiction: first study of its kind

A Sydney-led study published in a JAMA journal provides the first strong evidence that medicinal cannabis could reduce the rate of relapse for users of cannabis - a leading cause of drug treatment episodes in Australia.
11 July 2019

Leaving Singapore to study health in Sydney

Are you interested in swapping the Helix bridge for the Sydney Harbour Bridge or Sentosa Island for Bondi Beach? Sydney is a great place to live and study, but don’t take it from us. Hear what our Singaporean students have to say about their move to Australia to study health at the University of Sydney.
10 July 2019

Over $1.5 million in ARC funding awarded to Sydney researchers

Disaster risk reduction practices to assist people with disabilities and relationship-building practices that foster lifelong connections for children in permanent care are two of four projects that have received funding through the federal government's ARC Linkage Project scheme.
03 July 2019

Western Sydney students discover medical research at Westmead

75 young science enthusiasts participated in a two-day outreach event at Westmead and chatted to Sydney honours and PhD students about their research.
02 July 2019

Matilda Centre researchers highlight mental health, substance use and discrimination as key issues for young Australians

Researchers at the Matilda Centre will address these issues at the upcoming Mental Health Services Conference - a joint initiative between the Matilda Centre and the PREMISE Centre of Research Excellence.