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15 February 2017

An insider’s guide to starting uni

Think you know everything you need to about starting uni? Skim our insider student tips to make sure you’re ready to hit the ground running during your first weeks on campus. 

15 February 2017

Future doctors unprepared to deliver physical activity advice

Physical activity (PA) training for medical students in Australia is not keeping pace with the growing obesity and type 2 diabetes epidemics, potentially leaving many future doctors unprepared to help patients.

15 February 2017

Who 'Likes' social media gambling?

Problem gambling is set to get worse because of social media, writes Sally Gainsbury from the Gambling Treatment Clinic. Research shows gaming and gambling are converging and are being embraced by the smartphone generation.

14 February 2017

Our undergraduates named Australia’s most employable

University of Sydney undergraduate students were recognised as the most employable of any Australian university, during last week's GradConnection awards.

14 February 2017

Meet our researchers: Associate Professor Robyn Alders AO

A veterinarian and farmer herself, A/Prof Robyn Alders has dedicated her career to international development work with traditional smallholder farmers.

14 February 2017

The 'Ubers' of digital real estate have housing experts wary

The rapid global expansion of the residential property market driven by the uploading of digital real estate in the last decade has housing researchers concerned.

13 February 2017

New partners: University of Sydney and UNICEF Indonesia

The University of Sydney and UNICEF Indonesia have established a Knowledge Partnership to improve the health and well-being of Indonesian children and young people.

13 February 2017

Crowdfunding venture backs individual quest for something better

Business School graduates launched Journey Crowdfunding with the aim of empowering individuals in need and supporting their quest for a better life. 

13 February 2017

Increased private health insurance premiums don’t mean increased value

Private health insurance is mostly a private industry, but governments play a key role in ensuring private health insurance companies remain profitable and viable, writes Dr Sophie Lewis.

13 February 2017

Seven insider tips to writing the perfect funding proposal

It’s grant writing season, with several major NHMRC and ARC applications due over the next few months.