12 September 2019

Welfare drug tests: Social Darwinism or necessary evil?

This week, the federal government tabled a Bill that, if passed, will trial drug testing among welfare recipients in three locations. Labor and the Greens have opposed this since it was first proposed in 2017. University of Sydney health, policy, and welfare experts, too, condemn it.
12 September 2019

Study casts doubt on accuracy of mobile drug testing devices

Research at the University of Sydney Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics suggests the devices currently used return both false positives and false negatives.
11 September 2019

Empowering patients as a cancer nurse

Rebecca Needham is a Master of Cancer and Haematology Nursing graduate who works as a Immuno-Oncology Cancer Nurse Coordinator in the outpatient cancer centre at Royal North Shore Hospital.

10 September 2019

Why making a career change into healthcare could be right for you

Health is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia and around the world, particularly now during COVID-19. People are also more focused on living well, meaning nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals are in constant demand.
10 September 2019

Household air pollution linked to stillbirths

Associate Professor Camille Raynes-Greenow is leading an international clinical trial that will determine the impact of poor household air on stillbirths.

31 August 2019

Tracy Sorensen named 2019 Judy Harris Writer in Residence

The University of Sydney today announced Tracy Sorensen as the 2019 Judy Harris Writer in Residence at its Charles Perkins Centre.
28 August 2019

New partner joins forces in development of in vitro blood vessel

A project working on building blood vessels outside of the body has attracted further industry attention, with the IMCRC joining Dr Steven Wise and Codex Research in the research collaboration.

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

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.