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17 April 2019

Level the playing field to keep future swim stars in the water

The University of Sydney and Swimming Australia are collaborating on a world-first project investigating the impact growth spurts and different rates of development have on performance and ongoing involvement in swimming.
17 April 2019

University expands strategic partnership with ANSTO

The University has signed a Strategic Relationship Umbrella Agreement with ANSTO, one of Australia's largest public nuclear science and technology research organisations and the only nuclear research organisation.
17 April 2019

Tim Soutphommasane to lead Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network

Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane has been announced as the new Co-Chair of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN).
16 April 2019

Teenagers tackle world's biggest medical challenges

Over two-hundred high school students attended the University of Sydney's 2019 Bioengineering Innovation Outreach Challenge and were asked to identify innovative solutions to some of the world's most complex medical challenges.
16 April 2019

Poor management of surgery pain key contributor to opioid crisis

Over the past decade there has been an increasing reliance on strong opioids to treat acute and chronic pain, which has been associated with a rising epidemic of prescription opioid misuse, abuse, and overdose-related deaths.
15 April 2019

Strengthen health systems to cope with climate change challenges

University of Sydney expert Professor Anthony Capon says climate change is already harming the health of Australians and there is an urgent need for stronger climate change action by all tiers of government.
15 April 2019

Malaria and the doctor who changed the rules of treatment

The people of Burma, now Myanmar, were being devastated by conflict and drug resistant malaria, when alumna Rose McGready arrived. It was a temporary work placement that became much more than she expected.
15 April 2019

Auction bids decline with intensity of competition

People bid less in auctions that have more bidders, new research suggests.
15 April 2019

Shark bite research reveals politicians' fishy behaviour

More than a decade's worth of research has revealed how politicians manipulate highly emotional incidents like shark bites to influence public sentiment and protect their own interests.
12 April 2019

A lifetime of curing disease: Professor Charles Mackenzie

Professor Charles Mackenzie is a global leader in veterinary science and human health research, especially recognised for his work on understanding and treating parasitic diseases in both humans and animals.