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11 December 2018

5 ways to reduce the risk of stillbirth

Up to 50 percent of stillbirths happen unexpectedly and a clear cause is never identified, writes Professor Jonathan Morris and Dr Adrienne Gordon from the University of Sydney.
11 December 2018

Fellowships awarded to outstanding early-career researchers

After an international search, 10 Fellowships have been awarded to outstanding postdocs to conduct innovative, multidisciplinary research at the University of Sydney.
11 December 2018

New plan to cut harm from too much medicine in older people

A national plan released today aims to halve use of unnecessary medications in older Australians in a bid to reduce harm and cut healthcare costs.
11 December 2018

First Australian chair of global tertiary alliance appointed

The Dean of the University of Sydney Business School, Professor Greg Whitwell, has become the first Australian chair of the CEMS Global Alliance in Management Education. He was appointed to the position during the CEMS graduation and annual meeting in Malta.
11 December 2018

Sydney scientists named as 'Superstars of STEM' for 2019

Science & Technology Australia has named Dr Caroline Moul, Dr Georgia Ward-Fear and Dr Iona Novak for its stereotype-busting program that is helping to change the public's views on women in science.
10 December 2018

Needle-free device could disrupt $30bn vaccine delivery market

University of Sydney scholars are market testing a device that could disrupt the $30 billion vaccine delivery market by eliminating needles and ending the need for cold chain storage of vaccines.
10 December 2018

Australia's middle aged men in Lycra on the rise

The number of middle-aged Australian men who cycle on weekends has doubled in recent years, but the rise of the so-called 'Mamils' is confined to men in more affluent suburbs, says research in today's Medical Journal of Australia.
07 December 2018

University of Sydney researchers win big at Royal Society of NSW

Sydney scientists and researchers recognised with five of seven awards for 2018 by the Royal Society of NSW, Australia's oldest learned society.
06 December 2018

After 70 years, does the Declaration of Human Rights still matter?

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) - the first declaration of universal human rights to be made by nations in concert - turns 70 on Monday 10 December 2018.
06 December 2018

Our students' scholarship successes

University of Sydney students and graduates have received scholarships that will allow them to live and study in Asia