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2017

Articles published in 2017

01 November 2017

Conservatorium head elected to global council for music education

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Head of School and Dean Professor Anna Reid has been elected to a global leadership council for music education to promote the exchange and development of music in countries and cultures across the world.

01 November 2017

Strength exercise as vital as aerobic 

Push ups and sit ups could add years to your life according to a new study of over 80,000 adults led by the University of Sydney.

31 October 2017

Research pinpoints powerful biomarker of Multiple Sclerosis

University of Sydney research in Nature Scientific Reports has found unique molecules in the blood of MS patients could lead to the development of a definitive biomarker diagnosis.

31 October 2017

Preterm babies' lives saved by clamping umbilical cord later

Wait a minute! Thousands of preterm babies could be saved by waiting 60 seconds before clamping the umbilical cord after birth instead of clamping it immediately University of Sydney research finds. 

30 October 2017

Five secessionist movements to watch in 2018

From Catalonia to New Caledonia via Iraqi Kurdistan: where are questions of statehood emerging? Dr Ryan Griffiths, an expert in secession and sovereignty, pinpoints some would-be nations of the near future. 

30 October 2017

Mental health providers need to better engage men with depression

The approach to treating men with depression needs to change if their increased uptake of mental health services is to be successful, new research from the University of Sydney shows. 

30 October 2017

Citizenship seven: understanding the High Court's ruling

Professor Mary Crock of Sydney Law School unpacks the High Court's landmark judgment on dual citizenship and eligibility for parliament.

30 October 2017

New appointment to drive innovation and industry collaboration

The University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has made a new appointment to facilitate greater industry collaboration.

27 October 2017

Students teach primary school children oral health skills

Bachelor of Oral Health students taught public school children dental hygiene skills and provided oral health screenings as part of the Carevan Sun Smiles program.

27 October 2017

‘Our survival depends upon it’: why we need constitutional change

On the eve of cabinet’s rejection of a proposal to enshrine a First Nations Voice in Australia’s constitution, Indigenous health advocate Ms Pat Anderson AO presented a passionate argument for change.

27 October 2017

Vegetable intake a serious problem 50 years on

Diet will become the number one modifiable factor for disease and death, overtaking cigarettes, experts warn as Australia reflects on the golden anniversary of dietetics, which started at Sydney.

26 October 2017

More partners, more projects for Sydney Uni students

The University of Sydney has partnered with 11 major industry, government and community partners to deliver new project-based units of study in 2018. Students will tackle real issues, as part of the reimagined curriculum.

26 October 2017

University to spin out manufacturing pharmaceuticals company

The University of Sydney has received funding for a number of projects including the development of pharmaceutical manufacturing facility to bolster research and clinical trials.

25 October 2017

Women lack critical nutrient for pregnancy

More than 40 per cent of women are deficient in iodine, an essential mineral in developing healthy brains in babies, new research out of Westmead has found.

25 October 2017

The government must be responsible for delivery of an equitable NBN

Current and future Australian governments must accept responsibility and find a way forward for the NBN that is built on the notion of equitable service, writes Dr Tooran Alizadeh.

25 October 2017

The secret of a good night’s sleep

When it comes to sleep, it's quality - not quantity - that matters most, a study of about 15,000 Australians shows.

25 October 2017

Immersive learning lab gives students a reality check

Powered by the latest virtual reality technologies, the University's Immersive Learning Laboratory gives Arts students the opportunity to venture into new territories as part of a practical, interdisciplinary unit of study.
25 October 2017

Unique theatrical event tackles taboo issues facing health professionals

Grace Under Pressure is a new theatre project that examines the workplace and training cultures that are affecting young health professionals and can put the lives of patients at risk. 

25 October 2017

Sydney visionaries celebrate the legacy of John Bradfield

Like stacking and removing books from a bookshelf, modular apartments and an underground modular network of electric vehicles are the centrepiece of Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar Caleb Niethe’s vision for Sydney.

25 October 2017

University moves up in latest global rankings

The University of Sydney has placed 34th in the world in the latest US News Best Global Universities rankings.