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30 June 2016

High-tech scans spare lymphoma patients side effects of chemo

People with advanced-stage Hodgkin’s lymphoma can be spared the serious side effects of chemotherapy thanks to high-tech scans that predict early response to treatment, new findings by University of Sydney scholars in collaboration with national and international partners reveal.

29 June 2016

Outstanding achievement by Sydney Law School student at Cambridge

Mitchell Cleaver is the first Sydney Law School student to receive a dual degree from one of the UK's most prestigious law schools.

28 June 2016

The voter paradox

Whatever the outcome of this election, hung parliaments and minority governments will increasingly be a feature of the Australian political landscape, writes Dr Peter Chen.

28 June 2016

Winter Program prepares students for university life

We’re helping more than 40 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 12 students prepare for exams and university life as part of the Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program this week.

28 June 2016

Are itchier insect bites more likely to make us sick?

New research suggests the worse our reactions to mosquito bites are, the more likely it is we’ll get sick, says Dr Cameron Webb.

27 June 2016

Experts support government funding for suicide prevention apps

Professor Ian Hickie has applauded Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s commitment to invest $30 million in a world-leading suicide prevention system as the centre-piece of the government’s $192 million mental health policy, announced on the weekend.

24 June 2016

Brexit: what next for Britain, Australia and the world?

In light of the historic referendum resulting in a call for Britain to leave the European Union, our experts explain what the change could mean for Europe, Australia and the rest of the world.

23 June 2016

Researchers help Qantas fly cleaner and cheaper

Unveiled this week, the new flight planning system is the result of a world-first, four-year project conducted at the University’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics (ACFR). The team comprising four aeronautical research fellows, 3 PhD candidates and 10 software engineers worked on designing new system models.

23 June 2016

Many vote with their wallets, but our hearts and consciences should be heard

The protection of human rights is a basic test of a government's decency, writes Professor Ben Saul.

23 June 2016

New insights into the causes of sudden cardiac death in the young revealed

Sudden cardiac death claims the lives of 2-3 young Australians every week.