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16 December 2016

2016: the year in Sydney Science

2016 was another amazing year of discoveries, world-firsts and prize wins for the sciences at the University of Sydney. Here are some of the true highlights.

16 December 2016

Just one in four teens in disadvantaged areas is physically active

One in four adolescents from disadvantaged regions of New South Wales engage in an hour per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity outside the school setting, new research reveals. 

16 December 2016

Scholarship gives boost to a hopeful start-up

Rameen Malik dreams of a future where clean energy solutions can provide a decent quality of life for all echelons of society. It’s a dream that would not have been possible without donor support.

16 December 2016

Public space: a contested and changing area

Urban geographer Kurt Iveson provides insights into the policy hotspot of public space in this final podcast series for 2016, describing a new policing project and analysing the impact of Pokémon GO on the city.

16 December 2016

My first year studying science

At the end of this first year of university, Bachelor of Science (Advanced) student William Zhou looks back on his experiences.

16 December 2016

The coolest things that happened at Sydney Uni in 2016

If there were world university rankings for awesome things that happen on campus, we reckon we’d be in for a gold medal. Here’s just a few of the coolest things that happened on campus this year.

15 December 2016

Pop-up clinic for pets in need

The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney is supporting homeless and disadvantaged Sydneysiders to access quality veterinary care for their beloved pets.

15 December 2016

From nature to nanotechnology: Reasons to study science at Sydney

Studying a science course has never been more important and choosing where to do it can be tough choice. Here's why we think you should join us at the University of Sydney.

15 December 2016

Why your HSC results don't define you

No, I'm not here to remind you that 'your ATAR is just a number', writes Simone Armstrong for the Huffington Post Australia.

15 December 2016

Four PhD students secure jobs as part of Westpac STEM program

The unique employment program is a partnership between the Westpac Group and the Group of Eight Universities.