17 December 2015

Seven experts share their top tips for summer

Summer is on the horizon and with it comes concern about sun exposure, heat related-illness and the increased risk of bushfires. Our experts provide recommendations for a healthy and safe summer. 

17 December 2015

From Santa to Star Wars: what the experts have to say

Santa, Star Wars and sustainable fashion: experts from across the University of Sydney lend their research expertise to Christmas-themed topics

17 December 2015

Remembering the evacuation of Gallipoli

Almost 100 years ago in the early hours of 20 December 1915, the final ANZAC troops were evacuated from the Gallipoli peninsula. At the end of the campaign, 388 University men had served in the battle, with 27 losing their lives. 

17 December 2015

A taste of student life at Info Day 2016

The University of Sydney will open its doors to more than 9,000 prospective students and their parents for one of its biggest annual events, Info Day on Tuesday 5 January 2016.

17 December 2015

Your post-HSC decisions aren't set in stone

Don't pin all your hopes on a single number, urges the University of Sydney's head of undergraduate recruitment, Kaveh Ghezel.

16 December 2015

Males and under 30s at greatest risk of hospital admission for drug related poisonings

Poisonings from recreational drug and alcohol use account for 9 per cent of all poisoning-related hospital admissions, says a new University of Sydney study revealing that males and people under 30 are at greatest risk. 

16 December 2015

A healthy approach: how to turn what we know about liveable cities into public policy

Rising rates of many non-communicable physical and psychological conditions in urban populations - particularly cancer, heart disease, diabetes, asthma and depression - are causing global concern. At the same time, there has been increased focus on how a city's structure impacts collective well-being.

16 December 2015

Policy change set to save kids' lives

Defibrillators to be available in all NSW schools thanks to Professor Chris Semsarian's campaign.

16 December 2015

Astronomy, geometry and corruption: ARC Future Fellowships announced

Three outstanding mid-career academics from the University of Sydney have been announced 2015 Australian Research Council Future Fellows.

15 December 2015

Inaugural Westpac Bicentennial Foundation scholarships reward innovation

Three commencing University of Sydney students have been announced inaugural recipients of the Westpac Bicentennial Foundation Future Leaders scholarships.