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31 October 2019

Sydney researchers helping to break the cycle of disadvantage

University of Sydney economists and health experts will spearhead a new research project that will help Australian children and families overcome the challenges of deep and persistent disadvantage.
30 October 2019

Advanced carbon materials research boosted by new funding

The University of Sydney's research collaboration with Hazer Group has received an additional $811,712 in funding following a new partnership with the Innovative Manufacturing CRC.
30 October 2019

Sydney taps into potential of 'mini-degrees'

A suite of new health micro-credentials, some unique to the University of Sydney, have been introduced to help time-poor healthcare professionals upskill and stay competitive.
30 October 2019

Banning savannah cats in Australia was good science

In 2008, the Australian Government banned the importation of savannah cats - and that was a very good thing, according to a Threatened Species Recovery Hub study led by Professor Chris Dickman, from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
30 October 2019

Lockout laws review shows vital role of transparent data analysis

Processes of data collection and analysis used to decide policy need to be as independent and transparent as possible, academics from the University of Sydney's Centre for Translational Data Science say.
30 October 2019

University of Sydney team wins global BioMod competition

Students from the University of Sydney have come first in a global competition to make 'the coolest stuff out of the molecules of life'. Contestants included Imperial College London, Ohio State University, University of British Columbia and University of Tokyo.
29 October 2019

NSW Premier recognises scientific and engineering excellence at Sydney

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian tonight awarded the 2019 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering. Three University of Sydney academics were recipients, recognised for their work across three categories.
29 October 2019

Kids, not gender, the biggest influence on work/care policy attitudes

Young dads consider paid parental leave and childcare to be as important to their future success at work as mothers. And it's the same trend in attitudes to shared household work, according to new research.
29 October 2019

'DNA time capsule' reveals birthplace of modern humans

A landmark study led by Sydney researchers pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how climate change may have driven the first migrations.
28 October 2019

Business School remains Australia's leader for business education

The prestigious London based Financial Times has ranked the University of Sydney Business School's flagship Master of Management as Australia's number one program of its kind for the seventh consecutive year.