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06 June 2016

Pharmacy researchers win national award for medical research

A University of Sydney study which examined the impact of ABC TV's Catalyst program on statin use in Australia has won a national prize for excellence in medical research.

03 June 2016

Mentors pave the path to the future

National Reconciliation Week (NRW) brought the University community together to celebrate and encourage the successes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. It was a chance to acknowledge the importance of education in bridging the gap.

03 June 2016

Top picks of the Sydney Film Festival

With the 2016 Sydney Film Festival rapidly approaching, movie experts Dr Bruce Isaacs and Dr David Kelly offer their top picks to help you make your way through the diverse program.

03 June 2016

Click team Sydney to save these devils with $10K discovery prize

A bushwalker has helped University of Sydney researchers discover genetically diverse Tasmanian devils in the remote south-west. Now, the team is appealing for votes for a peer prize of $10,000 and is also crowdfunding to travel to the World Heritage Area to further their research and bring new hope to the endangered species. 

02 June 2016

Student Leadership Academy an ideas powerhouse

A new style of teaching and learning is gaining popularity among University of Sydney students,  with more than 400 students signing up to the Student Leadership Academy  (SLA) kick-started early this year. Members have just successfully competed in the Dymocks Innovation Challenge. 

02 June 2016

Why $1 a litre milk won’t take Australia from the mining to the dining boom

Despite demand from overseas markets such as China, Australia’s milk wars illustrate the difficulty of taking a low-cost commodity approach to competition. Farmers need to embrace digital disruption, promoting our renowned clean, green produce by using tools that are increasingly available to detail the journey from behind the farm gate to the consumer.

01 June 2016

No Vax, No Visit?

When a mother is vaccinated during pregnancy, the protective antibodies travel across the placenta to the baby, writes Professor Peter McIntyre.

01 June 2016

Sydney experts address climate change in China

University of Sydney academics were among a group of Australian sustainability experts who recently met in Guangzhou, China, to discuss how cities can harness the power of energy, water and infrastructure for significant climate action.

01 June 2016

The six best Scorsese scenes

Dr Bruce Isaacs from the Film Studies program on the best scenes from Oscar-winning director Martin Scorsese.

01 June 2016

Neuroplasticity the science behind rewiring the brain

An expert panel will explore the science behind neuroplasticity and dispel common myths at a public forum at the University of Sydney on Wednesday 1 June.