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26 October 2016

University of Sydney moves up in Best Global Universities Rankings

The University of Sydney has moved up six places to take the 45th position in the world in the 2017 Best Global Universities Rankings.

26 October 2016

World-beaters join Brain and Mind Centre to defeat dementia

Three world-leading neuroscience scholars are joining the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre to progress research-led treatments for dementia and other neuro-degenerative diseases affecting human memory and thinking.

25 October 2016

Sydney dominates L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellowships

The University of Sydney has gained two out of three Australian L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science fellowships, with two young veterinary science researchers achieving the accolade just one week after the University led the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

25 October 2016

Increasing muscle strength can improve brain function: study

Strength training showed benefits for people with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

25 October 2016

Project working to reduce food poisoning risks

Researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of California, Davis, are collaborating on a project to reduce the risk of food poisoning outbreaks associated with raw produce.

24 October 2016

Future States: Visions of the Year 2041

As part of the University of Sydney Innovation Week our researchers foresee the future.

24 October 2016

Politics 2041 – Gen Y need Gen X to support their future

As part of the University of Sydney’s Innovation Week four of our researchers imagine our world in 25 years time. Here Professor Ariadne Vromen, from the Department of Government and International Relations, shares her vision.

24 October 2016

A pilot program drives innovation across the university

Twenty University of Sydney students from business, design, engineering and science disciplines have participated in a pilot program to foster future innovators.

24 October 2016

Our Australian Financial Review Higher Education Award finalists

The University of Sydney has four finalists in the annual Australian Financial Review higher education awards, which celebrate excellence in the sector. 

24 October 2016

University of Sydney scholars win grants to cut chronic lung diseases

University of Sydney researchers have received more than $2.6m to investigate the prevention and management of smoking-induced chronic lung diseases.