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09 November 2018

Burney calls for First Nations to provoke, irritate and inspire

Wiradjiri woman and Federal MP for Barton, Hon Linda Burney, has paid tribute to the revered leader at the University of Sydney 2018 Dr Charles Perkins AO Annual Memorial Oration and Memorial Prize recognising his achievements and celebrating his legacy.
08 November 2018

Student researching renewable energy wins Rhodes scholarship

Current undergraduate student Brian O'Callaghan will take his research in renewable energy to the next level when he heads to Oxford as the 2019 NSW Rhodes Scholar.
07 November 2018

Professor Mary O'Kane awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate in Science to Professor Mary O'Kane AC for her lifelong contributions to science, engineering, national policy and higher education.
07 November 2018

Intensive education ineffective for averting chronic low back pain

A new study published in JAMA Neurology finds that adding intensive patient education to primary-care is unnecessary for most patients with acute low back pain.
07 November 2018

University museum objects' global connections: exhibition

A new exhibition at the Nicholson Museum connects objects from the University of Sydney's Nicholson and Macleay collections with objects held by offshore museums.
06 November 2018

New centre in substance use, mental disorders in young people

The University of Sydney will soon be home to a world-first centre tackling substance use and mental disorders in young people.
06 November 2018

University of Sydney partners with Korean steelmaker, POSCO

The University of Sydney has partnered with multinational steel manufacturer, POSCO to develop high performance steel and structural innovations that will benefit both Australian and international infrastructure.
06 November 2018

Dental tourism: things to consider before going that extra mile for your smile

Dental care in Australia is not subsidised for the majority of Australians, and about half don't have any private dental insurance, which makes the allure of dental tourism clear, writes Dr Alexander Holden.
06 November 2018

Increasing university access for underrepresented students

Widening Participation and Outreach, the University of Sydney's flagship schools outreach program, launches its 2019 program that provides students and teachers access to opportunities to counteract educational disadvantage.
05 November 2018

Dressing up for Melbourne Cup Day: a racehorse point of view

The scientific community has only recently begun to put ancient and modern theories on horse handling and training to the test to identify which techniques and devices work and why.