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18 October 2016

Two University of Sydney scholars named AAHMS Fellows

Two University of Sydney scholars were named Fellows by The Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences (AAHMS) at its recent annual meeting.

17 October 2016

What causes knock knees?

For most kids, knock knees are just a normal part of growing up, writes Professor Joshua Burns.

17 October 2016

On-campus entrepreneur program INCUBATE to double in size

The University of Sydney will provide significant financial support for on-campus startup accelerator INCUBATE, to help double its size over the next five years.

14 October 2016

Sydney scoops NSW Premier’s Prizes

The University of Sydney tonight won more awards than any other organisation at the NSW Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering - covering the spectrum from early career to career scientist.

14 October 2016

Trumping student politics

The United States presidential election has gripped the world with its intriguing personalities and intense political debate. As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton dominate headlines with just weeks to go, Arts student Daniel Ergas reflects on his own experiences on the campaign front lines for former candidate Bernie Sanders.

14 October 2016

Does stress cause cancer?

Professor Phyllis Butow will reveal findings from a recent study at her Sydney Science Forum Does Stress Cause Cancer? on Wednesday 19 October.

14 October 2016

Environmental activism and academia

The Sydney Environment Institute has partnered with Greenpeace Australia Pacific and the Nature Conservation Council of NSW to deliver this year’s National Environment Meeting 2016.

12 October 2016

University to explore new ways to support Indigenous staff

The University of Sydney is forging ahead in its efforts to increase the number of Aboriginal people employed at the University, with new research into staff retention. 

12 October 2016

University of Sydney assists talks at Habitat III for a New Urban Agenda

Addressing the vulnerability of countries to climate change and rapid urban growth in the Pacific is the goal of a side event chaired by the University of Sydney’s Associate Professor Paul Jones at Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador, this month.

12 October 2016

Groundbreaking study tests dietary supplements for diabetes prevention

A world-first study led by the University of Sydney will investigate whether two commonly used over-the-counter natural medicines can help prevent diabetes.