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10 May 2018

Professor Geordie Williamson elected Fellow of the Royal Society

Just 10 years after completing his doctorate, Professor Geordie Williamson has been recognised for his fundamental contribution to representation theory in mathematics.
10 May 2018

Dual citizenship crisis sounds a stern warning for future MPs

Ignorance is no excuse for parliamentarians holding dual citizenship, writes Professor Anne Twomey from Sydney Law School. What are the ramifications of the High Court ruling on the Katy Gallagher case? Can the dual citizenship crisis be fixed?
09 May 2018

School of Rural Health welcomes funding for medical school program in Dubbo

The University of Sydney's School of Rural Health today welcomed the federal Government's Budget announcement to fund the delivery of its four-year graduate entry medical school program in Dubbo.
08 May 2018

Universities in a world of rising inequality and technological change

Universities can help address rising inequality and threats to the long-term sustainability of liberal democracy, writes Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Duncan Ivison.
08 May 2018

Can switching from sugar to diet drinks reduce health risks?

A University of Sydney study that models a sugar to diet beverage switch in rats suggests swapping to artificially sweetened beverages may help improve metabolic and cognitive impairments that result from too much sugar.
08 May 2018

Global tourism carbon footprint quantified in world first

Tourism has been revealed to be responsible for almost a tenth of greenhouse gas emissions, with flights a major component. The paper highlights a gap in the Paris climate agreement, which does not include aviation.
07 May 2018

Teachers suffer from "unsustainable" administrative demands: survey

Ninety percent of NSW teachers say changes in government policy and administrative responsibilities have significantly added to their work over the past five years and impacted on their time with students.
07 May 2018

Eggs not linked to cardiovascular risk, despite conflicting advice

Eating up to 12 eggs a week does not increase cardiovascular risk factors in people with pre-diabetes or type 2 diabetes, new research finds - despite conflicting dietary advice continuing around the world.
07 May 2018

Emily Maguire named Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence

Emily Maguire has been awarded the 2018 Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship, receiving $100,000 and other benefits to support her work on a novel addressing the complex relationship between social identity and health.
04 May 2018

5 things you need to know about the federal budget

Ahead of the 2018-19 Federal Budget on Tuesday, University of Sydney experts explain what the budget might mean for Australia, including the implications in the infrastructure sector, taxation system and NDIS funding.