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20 October 2017
Nine University scholars named AAHMS Fellows

Nine scholars from the University of Sydney have been inducted as fellows of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

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20 October 2017
What we need from drugs that are meant to end life

Dr Betty Chaar and Sami Isaac via The Conversation ask which drugs should be used to end life if euthanasia is legalised in Victoria.

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20 October 2017
First university in Australia to offer code development software

Sydney Informatics Hub provides free repository service for code development and management.

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18 October 2017
Qantas customers help shape future of inflight health and wellness

A group of long-haul Qantas customers, including Frequent Flyers, will take part in an in-flight trial as part of a world first collaboration on health and wellness in the air between the airline and the University of Sydney.

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18 October 2017
Suicide risk assessments don't prevent suicide

According to research published today in the BMJ, the current system of categorising a patient's suicide risk isn't effective.

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16 October 2017
4 reasons why food is more important than you think

Access to food is a basic human right, vital for good health and ultimately for life itself. But how often do you wonder where your next meal is coming from, who’s growing it, and whether it’s actually good for you?

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13 October 2017
Early-career researchers excel in NHMRC fellowships

Researchers at the University of Sydney have received almost $23 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).

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12 October 2017
Brain scientists win big at national awards

The 2017 Brain Foundation Research Awards took place on Monday 9 October, with Brain and Mind Centre researchers winning more than $300,000 in funding to research dementia, motor neurone disease and immune-mediated neuropathy. 

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10 October 2017
Mum's immune response could trigger social deficits for kids with autism

Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, the University of Sydney’s Brain and Mind Centre reveals today in Molecular Psychiatry.

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09 October 2017
The major donation that began with dinner under the stars

Twenty years ago, Dr Virginia Hood had dinner in the desert with Dr Charles Perkins AO. Now her donation to the University of Sydney is supporting the research centre named in his honour.

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