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20 February 2018

5 minutes with Rachel Thomas

It is fair to say that Biomedical Engineer and Medical Doctor, Dr Rachel Thomas is a great role model for young women – something she is also passionate about being.

19 February 2018

Introducing our new Westpac Scholars

Two students have been awarded Future Leaders scholarships through the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation, allowing them to undertake fully funded postgraduate studies at Sydney.
16 February 2018

Engineering local solutions in India

Suitable design methodology for earthquake-proofing homes and awareness of the impact caused by large-level irrigation were some of the insights our engineering students gained during their recent fieldwork trip to India.
15 February 2018

How seafloor weathering drives the slow carbon cycle

Geologists have uncovered a connection between atmospheric carbon dioxide cycles and the fluctuating capacity of the ocean crust to store it, which could help predict how the Earth will react to increases in atmospheric CO2.
15 February 2018

Experts call to prevent injuries at indoor trampoline parks

Injury experts are urgently calling for a mandatory Australian Standard to prevent the rise of serious injuries linked to the booming use of indoor trampoline parks.
15 February 2018

Kinoxis Therapeutics launched to develop anti-addiction drugs

Some $3.9 million has been raised in an initial financing round to develop novel anti-addiction compounds. SOC-1, which will progress through pre-clinical testing, mimics the properties of the “pleasure hormone” oxytocin.
14 February 2018

Jessup team to represent Australia in Washington DC

A team of law students have returned from Canberra as national champions in the Australian round of the prestigious Philip C Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
14 February 2018

What is your real 'biological age'?

Having an older biological age on aged-based risk calculators simply means you have at least one risk factor that is higher than the number set as "normal", writes Dr Carissa Bonner from the School of Public Health.
14 February 2018

How maths brought two PhD students together

University of Sydney mathematicians Zsuzsanna Dancso and Stephen Morgan found they had a common denominator.
14 February 2018

How big pharma could be influencing your healthcare

Call to rid professional education of commercial sponsorship, as analysis of industry-funded events suggests a link between pharmaceutical marketing and the overdiagnosis and overtreatment of certain conditions.