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14 November 2016

Pioneering technique promises type 1 diabetes breakthrough

New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.

13 November 2016

Policies seeking to discourage caesarean births are harming mothers and babies

Too many women are being pressured into having harmful vaginal births due to policies seeking to reduce caesarean delivery rates, a University of Sydney expert says.

11 November 2016

University to replant jacaranda along with native tree

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence, today announced that the University's iconic jacaranda tree will be replaced next April with a cloned jacaranda as well as a native tree.  

11 November 2016

We need more climate change warriors like Naomi Klein

The Sydney Peace Prize jury has recognised Klein for exposing the structural causes and responsibility for the climate crisis, writes David Hirsch, Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation.

11 November 2016

What are antibodies?

The development of an affordable vaccine may be our greatest hope for reducing the burden of dengue and Zika, Dr Cameron Webb explains.

11 November 2016

New China address for the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has launched its new Centre in China – our first major facility outside of Australia.  

10 November 2016

Continuing Charles Perkins’ work

Our three recipients reflected on the life-long achievements of Dr Perkins, their experiences in teaching and on the future. 

10 November 2016

Festival fever

Two of our students are planning the party of their lives, and everyone's invited. The USU's OWeek festival is returning again in 2017 and we got all the insights. 

10 November 2016

Music for memory

Conservatorium of Music postgraduate student Cyrus Meurant’s compositions are improving the lives of residents in an aged care facility. Last month he joined an Innovation Week panel to discuss the health benefits of music. 

10 November 2016

9 surprising moments in the life of the Quad Jacaranda

Hundreds of tributes have flowed in from students and alumni worldwide over the death of the University of Sydney's iconic jacaranda tree, which collapsed last month after standing sentry over the quadrangle for 88 years.