The University of Sydney will lead the charge to address the national crisis in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) by introducing mathematic prerequisites for a number of its courses from 2019.
The Grains Research and Development Corporation and the University of Sydney have created a joint role to find solutions to controlling weeds resistant to once highly effective herbicides including the world’s most commonly used herbicide, glyphosate. It has been estimated that in Australia alone, farmers lose more than $3 billion annually because of weeds.
Professor Katherine Belov appointed to the new role of Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement).
Medication use among men aged 70 years and older is linked to a heightened risk of death and frailty, new research reveals.