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22 December 2022

Charles Perkins Centre: Celebrating 10 years

The Charles Perkins Centre celebrated its first decade in 2022. We take a look back at the year celebrating the Centre, its members, its research impact and its achievements.
22 December 2022

Charles Perkins Centre: The year in review 2022

A selection of some of the key stories and research from Charles Perkins Centre members, collaborators and partners making the news in 2022.
20 December 2022

Lack of funding for dental health research despite growing impact on Australians

An analysis of research funding has found oral health sciences to have the lowest and most inequitable level of support, when compared with other research fields on burden of disease.
15 December 2022

$23 million for innovative health and medical research

Chronic pain treatments, neuron interfaces, and genetically engineered treatments for eye and liver disease are among 22 research projects at the University of Sydney which were successful in the latest round of NHMRC funding.
15 December 2022

A year of research in pictures

2022 was a year of amazing research across science, medicine and engineering at the University of Sydney. Here are some images that caught our imagination and attention.
14 December 2022

Inspiring teachers to inspire students

As Director of the STEM Teacher Enrichment Academy, Professor Manjula Sharma is passionate about equipping teachers with the tools and the craft to enrich the teaching of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
13 December 2022

Pioneering heat stress scale to be trialed in Western Sydney

Sydney researchers are developing a heat stress scale similar to a UV index, with an accompanying app to help the public handle the heat and avoid the risk of health problems from heatwaves.
13 December 2022

Medicine and health stories that got people talking in 2022

These stories have shaped the year. They challenged us, entertained us, educated us, and even changed people's thinking. Discover the vast array of research that dominated the news in 2022.
09 December 2022

One-minute bursts of activity during daily tasks could prolong your life, finds study

In good news for those who don't like playing sport or going to the gym, new research finds just three to four one-minute bursts of huffing and puffing during daily tasks is associated with large reductions in the risk of premature death, particularly from cardiovascular disease.
08 December 2022

Proud Bundajalung man Boe Rambaldini awarded Honorary Fellow of the University

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellow of the University to Boe Rambaldini for his tireless work to support the improved health outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.