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2014

Articles published in 2014

05 November 2014

Whitlam, Medibank and health system reform

Medicare, Australia's universal health insurance scheme, might enjoy strong support today but at its origins was bitter opposition, writes Associate Professor James Gillespie.
21 August 2014

Emergency department nurses aren't like the rest of us

Emergency department nurses are more extroverted, agreeable and open compared to the normal population, according to new research by the University of Sydney's Nursing School.
05 August 2014

(Re)Thinking Urban Infrastructure

Infrastructure can be seen narrowly as a set of specific sorts of facilities and services or more broadly as a set of supports for human activity - social, environmental, economic, physical.

05 August 2014

The 2014 Henry Halloran Trust Annual Lecture

Infrastructure can be seen narrowly as a set of specific sorts of facilities and services or more broadly as a set of supports for human activity - social, environmental, economic, physical.
29 May 2014

The Second Urban Research Festival

Two recent practitioners-in-residence will showcase their research findings. In addition, the findings of a research project, which the Trust commissioned examining the interface between research and practice will also be presented.

19 May 2014

Comprehensive review shows no link between vaccination and autism

Researchers at the University of Sydney put the relationship between childhood vaccines and autism to the test.
24 April 2014

Australia's oldest PhD graduate: 93 year-old Dr Lis Kirkby

She was the state leader of a major political party, played a lead role in a primetime television drama, fought for social change and worked at a radio station in a newly decolonised Malaysia.