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04 September 2019

Climate increasingly a mainstream health issue

Sydney has led a new Lancet comment on global warming and health; its publication came ahead of the latest declaration on climate as a health emergency, this time by the Australian Medical Association. Our experts explain why.
03 September 2019

How can you reduce your pet's eco paw-print?

Experts discuss how to reduce your companion animal's carbon footprint at the 9th Annual Robert Dixon Memorial Animal Welfare Symposium in the School of Veterinary Science.
30 August 2019

Sydney expertise helps reveal Earth's early transformation

University of Sydney experts are among a global group of 250 archaeologists who have contributed to a groundbreaking assessment of ancient land use.
29 August 2019

Sydney researchers secure $38 million in NHMRC funding

University of Sydney researchers have excelled in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round, attracting more than $38 million for our projects extending from Sydney to rural NSW.
28 August 2019

Eureka Prizes: Sydney leads the way in leadership and innovation

Our researchers have won three Eureka Prizes, including two prizes for scientific leadership and a third for innovative use of technology.
27 August 2019

University receives $4 million for data science research

The University of Sydney has been announced as a recipient of a $3.9 million ARC grant, which will enable researchers to apply data science models against real world challenges, such as water storage, biodiversity loss and the extraction of mineral resources.
26 August 2019

Three finalists in India Australia Business and Community Awards

The India Australia Business and Community Awards celebrate the Australia-India relationship and honour entrepreneurship and community leadership.
23 August 2019

What's happening in the Amazon?

Scientists, engineers and anthropology experts from the University of Sydney discuss the inferno that's raging through the Amazon, devastating large swathes of rainforest and increasing CO2 levels.
23 August 2019

New vaccine targets killer disease tuberculosis

There is only one existing vaccine for TB and it is not effective in adults. Researchers at the Centenary Institute and University of Sydney will next test their new vaccine in clinical trials with humans.
22 August 2019

Sydney academics recognised for cardiovascular research excellence

Two University of Sydney researchers who are taking a unique and innovative approach to the study of cardiovascular health have each been awarded the Ministerial Award for Cardiovascular Research Excellence.