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16 January 2017

WHO report shows good law bolsters public health

A University of Sydney Law School expert is the principal author of a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, which describes the many ways law makes a crucial difference for public health. 

16 January 2017

University of Sydney starts construction on 3 landmark buildings

The University has received approval from the Department of Planning and environment for three new education buildings which will help it to create state-of-the-art research facilities.

16 January 2017

How home address affects cancer's deadly outcome

Accessing pancreatic cancer surgery in New South Wales depends on where you live, a new study by the Cancer Institute NSW and the University of Sydney reveals. 

16 January 2017

Aboriginal teens call University of Sydney home for a week

Over 200 students from across Australia will attend an academic and cultural workshop, as the University of Sydney expands its school outreach program to engage regional students and increase participation in STEM subjects. 

14 January 2017

Seeing the quantum future… literally

Sydney physicists have demonstrated it is possible to overcome the most significant hurdle to building reliable quantum technologies, in a major technical achievement. The research is published in Nature Communications.

11 January 2017

Express no mystery train for Outback Elvis festival author

A human geographer and his former student have combined their interest in music, festivals and rural renewal to write a book providing insights into the biggest Elvis festival in the Southern Hemisphere.

11 January 2017

Adventures in Africa

When Julia De Bruyn first started studying vet science, she never expected to find herself years later doing research to improve children’s nutrition in rural African communities. 

11 January 2017

Explainer: How does sunscreen work?

Professor of Dermatology, Diona Damian, brings to light everything you need to know about sunscreen, including why it's still important during the cold winter months.

10 January 2017

‘Weekend Warriors’ share health benefits

Physical activity patterns of just one or two sessions a week may be enough to reduce deaths from all causes, cardiovascular disease and cancer, regardless of adherence to exercise guidelines, new research reveals.

09 January 2017

How we overuse (and underuse) health funding

International experts have pinpointed how reforming the overuse and underuse of health and medical services around the world can improve health outcomes and stem spiralling costs of healthcare.