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01 November 2016

Ainsworth donation preserves medical pathology collection

The University’s historic collection of medical pathology specimens – used to teach medical students about crucial aspects of human diseases for generations – will be preserved in perpetuity thanks to a $2 million donation from businessman Len Ainsworth. 

01 November 2016

Full extent of bias into food industry research remains unknown

A new review into bias in industry-sponsored food research has confirmed researchers know little about the full influence of corporate sponsorship or conflict of interest on the results of nutrition studies.

01 November 2016

Measuring malnutrition

The low cost hand-held device was designed and developed by a University of Sydney research team to measure the early stages of infant malnutrition.

01 November 2016

Training program helps 'chemo brain' symptoms in cancer patients

An online learning program may help cancer patients with chemotherapy-induced neurological problems, new University of Sydney research reveals.

01 November 2016

Melbourne Cup: the psychology of gambling

Australians love an underdog story and the Melbourne Cup is no different. But what are the long term effects of constantly linking gambling to winning? Dr Christopher Hunt from the Gambling Treatment Clinic shares his tips. 

01 November 2016

$30m for critical research that benefits all Australians

The Australian Research Council (ARC) today announced University of Sydney researchers would receive $31.4 million for 79 projects in 2017, including 54 Discovery Projects and 13 Discovery Early Career Researcher Awards.