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20 February 2017

Student entrepreneur to connect with China's best and brightest

Zoe Neill, a second-year International Relations student from the University of Sydney, will join 67 other young entrepreneurs as part of this year's China Australia Millennial Project (CAMP).

17 February 2017

Energy drinks could be deadly for young people with heart conditions

People born with a genetic cardiac rhythm disorder called Long QT Syndrome are at higher risk of dangerous heart rhythms or even death after consuming energy drinks.

17 February 2017

Early career female researchers shine in cancer fellowships

Sydney researchers have received more than $6.4M to develop personalised treatments for ovarian cancer, investigate the link between sleep apnoea and tumour growth and improve the speed, accuracy and thoroughness of cancer diagnosis and treatment decision-making.

16 February 2017

How changing times made Australia’s political leaders more disposable

Politics was once a gentlemanly affair with leadership spills a rare sight; but times have certainly changed, writes Emeritus Professor Rodney Tiffen in this extract from his book Disposable Leaders: Media and Leadership Coups from Menzies to Abbott.

16 February 2017

Researchers win grants to combat diabetes epidemic

University of Sydney researchers have won over $800,000 in grants from Diabetes Australia to improve the understanding, detection and treatment of diabetes. 

16 February 2017

Trailblazer tales help authors vie for literary prize

Two University of Sydney historians are in the running for Australia's richest business literature prize.    

15 February 2017

Housing supply shouldn't be the only policy tool politicians cling to

The most popular government policy at the moment for solving housing affordability continues to be increasing housing supply, writes Professor Phibbs and Professor Gurran.

15 February 2017

We’re ‘Roaring with Pride’ to be part of Mardi Gras 2017

The University of Sydney is once again proud to be part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in 2017.

15 February 2017

Explainer: how to cut through to anti-vaxxers and anti-fluoriders

A public health expert shares six ways to debunk the 'alternative facts' of public health risks. Dr Claire Hooker writes on ways to communicate public health risks to anti-vaxxers and anti-fluoriders.

15 February 2017

How leaders can better sell economic reform

Policy makers must move away from believing voter disaffection amounts to apathy, writes Associate Professor Anika Gauja.