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28 May 2018

King of Jordan honours University of Sydney biomedical pioneer

The King of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II, has bestowed the Order for Distinction of the Second Degree upon Professor Hala Zreiqat, in recognition of her achievements and innovations in biomedical engineering.
25 May 2018

Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM wins AMA Excellence in Healthcare Award

A pioneer in Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder research, patient care and advocacy, Professor Elizabeth Elliott AM has been awarded the Excellence in Healthcare Award 2018 by the Australian Medical Association.
25 May 2018

Professor Marian Baird named in top 100 people in gender policy

Professor Marian Baird from the University of Sydney Business School has been named one of the world's most influential people in gender policy by Apolitical.
24 May 2018

$3m grant for Sydney engineers to shape factories of the future

The University of Sydney will partner with local and US universities to conduct fundamental research that will underpin advanced manufacturing solutions for the factories of the future.
24 May 2018

New EU privacy rules could lead to better protections in Australia

Could the tough General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) lead to better protections in Australia? Professor Vince Mitchell from the University of Sydney Business School explains how the regulations might create pressure for change in Australia.
23 May 2018

Food as medicine: fixing health with a fork

The idea that food has medicinal properties dates to Antiquity but has seen a revival in recent times with an abundance of research, journals, books and conferences devoted to the topic.
23 May 2018

Don't want to take daily contraceptive pills? Here's the alternatives

Some women don't want to take a contraceptive pill every day. Dr Deborah Bateson from the University of Sydney canvasses the long-acting reversible alternatives as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each.
23 May 2018

Unspoken cooperation more important than saying 'thank you'

New research from the University of Sydney has found people around the world usually don't say 'thank you' when someone fulfils a simple request.
22 May 2018

Academy of Science awards Sydney scientists with highest honour

Professors Dacheng Tao, Geordie Williamson, Jennie Brand-Miller and Chris Dickman recognised for outstanding contributions to Australian science.
22 May 2018

Discovery for grouping atoms invokes Pasteur

Australian scientists have found a new way to make isomers - molecules made of the same atoms connected together differently - which is expected to open a new field of chemistry, with important applications possible soon.