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19 August 2019

Going rural: nursing placement in Orange

How a two-week placement in Orange opened Callum Berry’s eyes to the warm community of healthcare in the bush.
16 August 2019

Sydney PhD graduate selected for prestigious Novo Nordisk-Oxford Fellowship

Medical sciences PhD graduate, Shilpa Nagarajan, has been recognised as a future leader in diabetes and metabolism research, receiving a prestigious postdoctoral fellowship to expand her research into insulin resistance and diabetes.

09 August 2019

Funding boosts cardiovascular research at Sydney

University of Sydney researchers receive NSW Government funding to help combat Australia's number one killer - cardiovascular disease.
07 August 2019

Google awards $1m to University of Sydney to put AI into health

The Westmead Applied Research Centre has won Australia's inaugural $1 million Google.org AI Impact Challenge for a translational digital health program that will use digital tools to prevent heart attacks.
05 August 2019

Leading bioengineer joins Sydney

Dr Steven Wise is a talented bioengineer whose research aims to develop medical devices to provide better treatment options for people with cardiovascular disease. We chat to him about his career and recent move to the University of Sydney.
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.