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17 August 2017

Sydney sustainable energy expert joins new research Council

A University of Sydney sustainable energy expert has joined forces with the directors of Australia’s major energy research institutes to form a new Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA).

17 August 2017

Health leaders say we’re overdiagnosed and overtreated

Leading Australian clinicians, consumers and policy makers have launched a call to action to address the problems of overdiagnosis and related overtreatment.

17 August 2017

Why the definition of polycystic ovary syndrome harms women

The changed definition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) harms women and brings no clear benefit, say Australian scientists in today’s British Medical Journal.

17 August 2017

Objects of desire

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Challis Bequest Society, which acknowledges the people who make provision for the University in their wills. Bequests are made for many reasons. Tom Brown's bequest was born out of his great passion for archaeology.

16 August 2017

Scrum doctor packs down against world's best

The Wallabies have named a University student in their squad to face the All Blacks in the first Bledisloe Cup Test on Saturday night.

16 August 2017

Combination vaccines do not overwhelm kids’ immune systems

Giving an injection that protects against multiple diseases will not overwhelm a child’s immune system, as vaccines contain just a few antigens compared to what babies meet every day, says Kristine Macartney.

16 August 2017

Why we’re at higher risk of exposure to deadly Hendra virus 

Risk of exposure to the deadly Hendra virus carried by fruit bats is rising due to human intrusion into their habitats, human proximity to woodlands and vegetation loss.

15 August 2017

Sydney among world's best in ARWU university rankings

The University of Sydney has cemented its place among the world’s top universities with a ranking of 83 in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

15 August 2017

Scientists SOAR

We visit the lab to catch up with Chemistry's Associate Professor Deanna D'Alessandro to find out about her research in materials science and how her SOAR Prize is enabling wider impacts.

15 August 2017

Evidence-Based Complementary Medicines course begins in 2018

Pharmacists will have the opportunity to complete an evidence-based Graduate Certificate of Complementary Medicines in 2018.