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23 November 2017

Professor Andrew McLachlan appointed Dean of Pharmacy

The University of Sydney’s new Head of School and Dean of Pharmacy, Professor Andrew McLachlan, brings an impressive record of academic achievement, research and teaching. 

23 November 2017

Oral health impact of sugar-sweetened beverages overlooked

New research on sugar-sweetened beverages reveals one in seven adolescents is drinking more than two cups a day, and is two to three times more likely to have oral health problems than those who don’t drink the beverages.

23 November 2017

New institute to revolutionise cancer imaging and targeted radiotherapy

The Australian Cancer Research Foundation (ACRF) Image X Institute, lead by Professor Paul Keall, will revolutionise medical imaging, transform targeted radiotherapy and enable global access to radiotherapy.

21 November 2017

Food the focus for National Agriculture Day

Crop mapping plans have taken a back seat to this 'agwork' to focus attention on the Sydney Institute of Agriculture's key message as part of the inaugural National Agriculture Day, which is focussed on all things food.

21 November 2017

First purpose-built facility for health disciplines

Health disciplines will for the first time be co-located in the new University of Sydney Health Precinct; a purpose-built facility to translate research into education and clinical services.

21 November 2017

5 professors honoured for inaugural leadership award

Five distinguished professors have been honoured with a Payne-Scott Professorial Distinction for their contributions to the University across all areas of leadership, teaching and research.

21 November 2017

Pre-diabetes discovery marks step towards precision medicine

Identification of three molecules that can be used to accurately assess pre-diabetes – a key predictor of conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure – has brought precision medicine for humans a step closer.

21 November 2017

AI expert awarded one of America's highest science honours

University of Sydney Professor of Computer Science Dacheng Tao has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), one of the highest honours in the field.

20 November 2017

Most significant education event ever held in Australia

The Dean of the University of Sydney Business School has urged governments not to allow global education to be affected by mounting threats to the free flow of ideas, barriers to the movement of people and growing protectionism.

20 November 2017

Satirical news shines a light on political and economic crises

The makers of Venezuela’s explosively successful satirical news site, El Chigüire Bipolar, will join The Chaser’s Julian Morrow to discuss the politics of satire on Tuesday 28 November at the University of Sydney.