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20 October 2016

Poo transplants and probiotics

Can poo transplants be effective in treating certain types of infections? When and how, should we try to manipulate microorganisms, collectively known as microbiome? Experts from the Charles Perkins Centre investigate. 

20 October 2016

Top university scholarships still available for 2017

Take advantage of the scholarships options available to students at Sydney across a variety of disciplines.

20 October 2016

8 steps to keep uni friends after semester ends

It’s the last week of class, and you’re not ready for a tutorial friendship to end. Our top tips will help you to transition your classmate colleagues into real-world friends. 

20 October 2016

Vaccination - a researcher's insight

Vaccination is a health topic that can polarise a community with extreme positions on either side of the debate. Groups that adamantly support general vaccination and those who vehemently oppose any government mandate to make it compulsory.

20 October 2016

Flying Ubers a vision of Lendlease Bradfield scholarship winner

At the Future Transport Summit 2016 in Sydney earlier this year Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said 'self‐driving Ubers are the future'. "But what if Ubers are in the air and not on the street?” proclaims architecture student Kate Zambelli.

19 October 2016

University of Sydney leads Prime Minister's Prizes for Science

Biologist Professor Rick Shine has won the 2016 Prime Minister’s Prize for Science, while early career researcher Professor Richard Payne has been recognised in the physical sciences category for his medicinal chemistry developments. 

19 October 2016

Meet our seven Bradfield finalists

The annual scholarship was set up in recognition of the legacy of John Bradfield, the celebrated engineer and University of Sydney alumnus whose grand ideas and vision drove two of Sydney’s most transformative projects: the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the city’s underground railway system.

19 October 2016

Uni initiative programs students for careers in coding

An edtech start-up jointly founded by PhD students and academics is teaching countless children computer programming, igniting vital interest in science, techology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

19 October 2016

Sometimes it is rocket science

Fourth year science/engineering student Joshua Critchley-Marrows is heading off for a three-month internship at the German Aerospace Centre.

18 October 2016

Talking buildings our hitech future

A building should not just be a place where you live or work first year Bachelor of Engineering (Mechatronics) student Jerry (Linhao) Li told the Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation scholarship judging panel.