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07 September 2017

Rock solid insights deepen our understanding of the world

Final year undergraduate student, Madison East is based in the School of Geosciences EarthByte Group, a leading international collaboration between Australian universities, industry partners and centres of excellence.

07 September 2017

University hosts patient-focused endometriosis forum

Endometriosis is a painful and debilitating condition that affects around one in ten women worldwide. There is currently no cure, its causes are still unknown, and it takes an average of 10 years to get an accurate diagnosis. 

07 September 2017

Nobel Prize-winner John Cornforth's 100th inspires Google Doodle

Australia's only winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry, John Warcup Cornforth, met his research partner and wife Rita at Sydney before they both moved to Oxford; almost becoming centenarians, their impact is far-reaching.

06 September 2017

University continues success in THE World Rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked 61 in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, consolidating its place as one of the world’s best research and teaching institutions.

05 September 2017

Honey with high Unique Manuka Factor heals wounds

Manuka honey can have significant healing properties but not when low Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) is used; and beware expensive ungraded honeys. New research reveals the healing properties of UMF 20 honey on horse wounds.

04 September 2017

University authors win NSW Premier’s History Awards

Three University of Sydney authors have won NSW Premier's History Awards for 2017. The trio were honoured at an awards ceremony to mark NSW History Week.

04 September 2017

Youth mental health: what's needed is more research

One in four young people will develop a mental illness, with half of those going on to have life-long challenges. In the past, treatment could be haphazard but the Brain and Mind Centre is advancing ideas to change that.

04 September 2017

How to help injured wildlife

Losing his mother in a dog attack last December, tiny koala joey, Willy, faced an uncertain future. Now thanks to the care of University of Sydney Veterinarian, Dr Bree Talbot, Willy is getting ready to be released back into the bush. 

04 September 2017

How to improve wildlife conservation in Australia

With World Wildlife Day and Threatened Species Day both celebrated this week, it's important to discuss the fragility of our ecosystems and what can be done to ensure the survival of our native animals. 

04 September 2017

How insects are solving our problems in the city

How can insects, slime mould and other brainless organisms help us plan transport systems and build the smart cities of the future? Dr Tanya Latty explains in this Open for Discussion podcast episode.