Articles published 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.
19 December 2022

5 things you should do at Welcome Fest 2023

Welcome Fest, previously known as o-week, is a three-day festival held in the week prior to the beginning of the semester. Here are five things you can do to make the most of Welcome Fest in 2023 and settle in to university life.
19 December 2022

Get prepared for university at Welcome

Find out everything you need to know about university life by attending essential orientation sessions, workshops and events at Welcome.
16 December 2022

Medical cannabis treating at least 2.7 percent of population

An estimated 600,000 Australians are using medical cannabis - but that's according to data from 2019. Considering the dramatic increase in the number of doctors registering to prescribe in the past two years, and the rapid growth of applications for prescriptions, the figure today is likely to be much higher.

16 December 2022

Sydney Biomedical Accelerator wins partnership of the year

State-of-the-art biomedical research complex wins Partnership of the Year Award at Sydney Local Health District's 2022 Innovation and Excellence Awards.
16 December 2022

How to save money on electricity this summer

The cost of living has gone up, and along with it, so has electricity. Glenn Platt, a Professor of Practice in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Director at Emergent Group, shares his summer energy-saving tips.
16 December 2022

How long can you safely eat Christmas leftovers? 

Dr Kim-Yen Phan-Thien from the Faculty of Science shares her expert advice on food safety and managing your leftovers to get the best out of them.

16 December 2022

Personalised cancer care fast-tracked at Chris O'Brien Lifehouse

Chris O'Brien Lifehouse, the University of Sydney and the University of Wollongong are collaborating closely in the foundation of the Arto Hardy Biomedical Innovation Hub which aims to accelerate personalised cancer treatment.
15 December 2022

2022: another successful year for PREMISE

2022 has been another successful year for PREMISE, with support schemes awarded and valuable opportunities for collaboration across institutions. Our Youth Advisory Board, Consumer Research Group, early- and mid-career researchers, and PhD students all had outstanding achievements.
15 December 2022

PREMISE awards another two Lived Experience Partnership Grants

The Matilda Centre and PREMISE recently announced the recipients of the second round of 'Lived Experience Partnerships Grants'. The two recipients will receive funding of up to $10,000 each in 2023 to support collaboration and co-design with people with lived experience.
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

An antidote to our disconnect

In this creative reflection, students Faith Roche and Alex Hoffman reflect on the failings of Western conceptions of nature and why we must embrace connection, chaos and reverence as we re-evaluate our relationship with the environment.
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

Addressing health inequities of gender and sexuality diverse youth

Leslie Peters shares their journey to starting a PhD at the Matilda Centre looking at mental health and substance use in gender and sexuality diverse (LGBTQ+) young people.
14 December 2022

Sydney students chosen for prestigious scholarship cohort

With 150 scholars, including five University of Sydney students, the 2023 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship is the largest cohort of scholars to travel to the Indo-Pacific.

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.
14 December 2022

Boldness needed to build boardroom innovation

While the business community has shifted gears in response to COVID-19, more needs to be done to sustain and accelerate the gains made, according to a new study.
14 December 2022

University of Sydney and University of Melbourne launch Virtual Reading Room

Two of Australia's largest rare and special collections libraries are now available to the community to view and research online. Digital access to items will be provided in one-on-one, real-time Virtual Reading Room appointments.

14 December 2022

Law student interns making a difference in the Pacific

Sydney Health Law hosted three student interns this semester, they have been working in collaboration with the Public Health Division of the Pacific Community.
13 December 2022

Making deep listening a critical piece of our social infrastructure

After a period of strategy conversations and listening, the lab now sets out to test how well our policy making works.