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17 May 2018

30 industry and community partners now offering student projects

The University of Sydney’s industry and community project units will expand in Semester 2, giving students even greater opportunity to work on authentic, real-world problems set out by 30 leading industry, community and government organisations.
17 May 2018

The dark side of our genes: challenges to ageing in modern times

Genes that were helpful in our evolutionary past may now predispose us to chronic diseases, such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases, writes Associate Professor Stephen Corbett.
16 May 2018

Life-changing clinical trials take honours at national awards

Two University of Sydney-led clinical trials took honours today, being named finalist and winner of the 'Trial of the Year' by Federal Health Minister, Greg Hunt MP and the Australian Clinical Trials Alliance.
16 May 2018

Royal Wedding fever: Gowns, the monarchy and British wedding traditions

With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle due to walk down the aisle this weekend, University of Sydney academics weigh in on the significance of the event for Australia and the history underpinning the day.
15 May 2018

Australian property market: boom and bust

In the shadow of the slowdown in the housing sector in our capital cities and talk of a downturn and possible housing bubble bust, leading urban planners revisit an old story to highlight the cyclical nature of Australian’s property market.
14 May 2018

Poulenc's opera masterpiece Les Mamelles de Tirésias comes to Sydney

Burgeoning opera stars from the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music take to the stage for a run of Francis Poulenc’s rarely-performed surrealist comic opera, Les Mamelles de Tirésias (The Breasts of Tirésias).
14 May 2018

University of Sydney to continue partnership with TEDx in 2018

The University of Sydney will partner with ideas platform TEDx Sydney for the 7th year running, with University academics and alumni among the 2018 speaker line-up.
14 May 2018

New bowel cancer chair says a treatment revolution is on its way

Bowel cancer treatment is set to be transformed by technology, says Professor Mark Molloy, the University of Sydney's first chair to specialise in the disease.

11 May 2018

Climate change a health risk, not just an environmental issue

Doctors should be telling patients that climate change is an immediate health risk, not just an environmental problem, say University of Sydney scholars and a sustainable healthcare expert visiting from the UK, Dr David Pencheon.
11 May 2018

Does banking attract cheats or make them?

The Banking Royal Commission has exposed a culture of dishonesty that demands reform, writes Professor David Kinley from Sydney Law School. Will changing corporate culture change the morals of the finance industry or threaten its viability?