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08 August 2018

Spring into vaccination this kitten season to avoid killer virus

A spike in vaccination has been announced, following the re-emergence of the deadly Feline Panleukopenia Virus (FPV) and an awareness campaign, but with the kitten season approaching there is no room for complacency
08 August 2018

Faster, cheaper way to make gene-therapies wins grant

The NSW government has awarded $500,000 to Indee Labs to partner with the University of Sydney to eliminate the need for viruses to make gene-modified cells capable of curing some forms of blood cancer.
08 August 2018

Dementia coaching program offers chance to live well

A new University of Sydney trial offers coaching and peer support to help people newly diagnosed with dementia cope with their prognosis and stay active and involved in their lives and community.
07 August 2018

Sydney partners with government on new innovation precinct

The University of Sydney is joining forces with the NSW government and leaders in the tech industry on a major new innovation precinct to generate jobs and cement Sydney's reputation as the innovation capital of Australia.
07 August 2018

Arts student uncovers secret history of penicillin in Australia

Bethany Robinson never imagined her arts degree would lead her to a discovery that would rewrite Australia's medical history.
07 August 2018

University to build cyber security skills for school students

High school students will learn critical cyber security skills and awareness in a program being delivered by the University of Sydney in partnership with Australia's banking sector.
07 August 2018

Con students get creative at 12-hour music festival

Composition students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will feature in Extended Play alongside local and international artists, exploring new music and challenging the realms of sound.
06 August 2018

How art changes the brain

Can art change the brain? In a word: yes. A panel of scientists and art practitioners came together to connect the dots between creativity and neuroplasticity at a Sydney Ideas event during Innovation Week. 

03 August 2018

Festival of science, medicine and health fortnight begins

From neuroscience and music to sport and the environment, researchers, students and celebrity scientists are involved in a range of events as part of this year's Sydney Science Festival from 7 to 19 August.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney teams up with Airbus

An agreement between the University of Sydney and world-leading aeronautical manufacturer Airbus connects some of the leading experts with Australia's future engineering talent.