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23 March 2023

Dr Charles Perkins' extraordinary legacy honoured with Blue Plaque

Dr Charles Perkins AO has been recognised for his life's work through the installation of a Blue Plaque at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre
21 March 2023

Harnessing AI to improve the future of oral health

What if going to the dentist could help identify the impacts of social determinants and how they interact? Hanna Pethani, PhD student in Biomedical Informatics and Digital Health, and her team are developing a ChatGPT-like system that could make this a reality.
21 March 2023

Our research isn't an argument against cashless gaming reform in NSW

Professor Sally Gainsbury says a key feature of account-based gambling is not removing cash, per se, but requiring gamblers to gamble through an identified account.
15 March 2023

Mediterranean diet reduces risk of heart disease, death in women

A world-first look at the effect of the Mediterranean diet in women confirms it lowers risk of heart disease and death and should be recommended for prevention.
14 March 2023

Sydney researchers honoured by Australian Academy of Science

Researchers Professor Renae Ryan and Dr Rachel Wang have been honoured in the annual Australian Academy of Science honorific awards.