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14 March 2017

Surf break discoveries create economic growth

A study of 5000 surf breaks around the world has found their discovery boosts economic growth, with Western Australia a hotspot for growth.

14 March 2017

Brexit: how can Australia secure the right trade deal?

An international trade expert has proposed a plan for Australia to secure a beneficial trade deal with the UK, as Brexit draws nearer.

14 March 2017

Which diets are best for late-life health?

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre are seeking older Australians for a new meal delivery trial to test how simple dietary changes can impact late-life health.  

14 March 2017

New double degree attracts future leaders in architecture

Angus Gregg from Perth and Clare Chuang from Brisbane have moved to Sydney to be among the first group of students to embark on Australia’s new and only double degree in architecture at the University of Sydney.

13 March 2017

What I wish I knew before starting a clinical trial

From engaging your participants in creative ways to cleaning data regularly, public health scientists and medical researchers share their top tips on running a successful clinical trial.

13 March 2017

Cultural Competence – Aboriginal Sydney

A new online course from the University of Sydney’s National Centre for Cultural Competence uses Aboriginal experiences and narratives of Sydney to explore the key themes and capabilities of cultural competence.

10 March 2017

Honour for education innovator Professor Denise Bradley

For her distinguished service to higher education Emeritus Professor Denise Bradley AC has  received an honorary doctorate (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney. 

10 March 2017

The 6 top chronic health issues affecting Australians

Hypertension (high blood pressure), osteoarthritis, hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol), depression, anxiety, and asthma are the six most common chronic health conditions affecting Australians, new research reveals. 

10 March 2017

Rocket science summer

Fourth year science/engineering student Joshua Critchley-Marrows writes to us about his internship at the German Aerospace Centre.

10 March 2017

Top 10 free things to do this semester

Outside the lecture halls and labs, the University of Sydney is still abuzz with activity. If you've got some time up your sleeve, check out some of the best free on-campus events to keep you entertained this semester.