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07 February 2018

Racehorses unaffected by Hendra vaccination: study

An extensive study for the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission published in the Australian Veterinary Journal this week demonstrates that vaccinating against the Hendra virus does not reduce the chances of a horse winning.
06 February 2018

Simple molecule could prevent, alleviate pre-diabetes

Restoring levels of coenzyme Q10 (CoQ), a key molecule in energy production in cells, could overcome insulin resistance or pre-diabetes - a precursor to type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
06 February 2018

$1.7 million funding for new ARC Linkage projects

Three University of Sydney projects have been awarded $1.7 million in funding as part of the first Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project outcomes for 2018.
06 February 2018

University of Sydney to help celebrate 40 years of Mardi Gras

For the third time the University of Sydney will be joining the festivities on Oxford Street to celebrate the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, this year as an official supporter of the event.
06 February 2018

Love blossoms on campus

From Jacaranda tree proposals, weddings in the quad, and couples who first locked eyes at OWeek, the following stories will have your hearts blooming with love this Valentine's Day, so settle in for a long read.
06 February 2018

Update on carbon footprint investment strategy

The University has met a three-year target to reduce the carbon footprint of its share portfolio, a target set to address concerns about climate change and investment in fossil fuels.
05 February 2018

How Elon Musk's SpaceX will launch a Tesla into space

Elon Musk is launching a Tesla into space – aeronautical engineering expert Associate Professor Ben Thornber explains how SpaceX will do it.
05 February 2018

Emergency and key services at risk due to property market boom

Sydney's property market is pricing the city's key workers out of metropolitan areas, driving them potentially hours away from their workplaces, and threatening the viability of the key services they provide to our city.
05 February 2018

20 industry partners on board for undergraduate projects

Over 20 businesses and organisations have backed the University of Sydney’s new undergraduate curriculum, which is set to launch in 2018.
02 February 2018

How a teacher from the Torres Strait is driving social change

When you take away culture, you take away someone's ability to live, writes Dr Vanessa Lee. In this opinion piece, she explains her transition from teaching in the Torres Strait to academia.