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12 February 2019

The heat is on: keeping the vulnerable safe during heatwaves

Associate Professor Ollie Jay and an international team are recruiting people over 60 to take part in a study which will measure human physiological responses to over 1900 simulated heatwave exposures.
11 February 2019

Future insecurity: exploring malicious uses of digital networks

A year-long Global Forum at the University of Sydney will investigate how the malicious use of digital networks by states and other global actors is producing a new precariousness in global politics.
11 February 2019

Institute for Musculoskeletal Health launches in Sydney

The Institute brings together leading researchers and clinicians from University of Sydney and Sydney Local Health District to advance innovative solutions to the growing burden of musculoskeletal disease and physical inactivity.
11 February 2019

Partnering with Tech Mahindra's research arm Makers Lab

The University of Sydney is partnering with Tech Mahindra's research and development arm, Makers Lab, to provide students with real-world experience through the newly developed Industry and Community Projects Units (ICPU).
11 February 2019

Why is there concern about corruption in Australia?

What does Australia's orange ranking in the Corruption Perception Index actually mean? Sydney Law School PhD Candidate José-Miguel Bello y Villarino explains.
08 February 2019

Mental health expert calls for 'smart choices' on Medicare reform

Professor Ian Hickie urges the Medicare review's mental health reference group to reconsider extending rebates to people "at risk" of mental illness, saying long-term reform will be compromised.
08 February 2019

Inspiring accomplishments by our women in STEMM

Meet three University of Sydney women who are breaking down the stereotypes and inspiring the next generation to pursue a career in STEMM.
07 February 2019

Transparency reporting by pharmaceutical industry in decline

Researchers warn Australian pharmaceutical companies are no longer required to publicly disclose many payments to the health sector, and advocate for US-style legislation to ensure full and long-lasting transparency.
06 February 2019

Weight gain in early childhood affects teenage heart health

Obesity and cardiovascular risk factors in childhood and adolescence are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood, the leading cause of death in Australia.
06 February 2019

Scholarships for India's next visionary leaders

For the first time in the University of Sydney's history, a country-specific scholarship scheme will be established to help discover India's next leaders.