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28 September 2015

Ballina residents oppose killing sharks in response to bites

A new study details attitudes to bites on the eve of the NSW Scientific Shark Summit.

25 September 2015

Explainer: what causes cerebral palsy and can it be prevented?

New insights into the causes of cerebral palsy are opening pathways to prevention and treatment, write Nadia Badawi and John Keough.

25 September 2015

University funding reform is the discussion we must have

The entire community stands to benefit from higher education funding reform, argues Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence.

24 September 2015

Sharing mooncakes, photos and friendship

More than 1000 students and staff gathered to celebrate Moon Festival, one of the largest festivals on the Chinese calendar and one of the most popular cultural events in Sydney.

24 September 2015

Bundaberg Rum and Dora the Explorer: the reality of alcohol advertising in Australia

Lax alcohol advertising rules leave few options for concerned parents, says Professor Roger Magnusson.

24 September 2015

Staff honoured in Women of Influence list

Five academics have been named leaders in innovation and global development in the Australian Financial Review and Westpac 100 Women of Influence list for 2015.

24 September 2015

Australia's largest student accommodation building opens at the Queen Mary

The largest self-contained student accommodation facility of its kind ever built in Australia officially launched at the University of Sydney this week, setting a new national benchmark for community living on campus.

24 September 2015

Victory for the future of rugby

As rugby fans gear up to watch Australia vs Uruguay on Sunday, the Sydney University Football Club celebrates a major announcement that will support the development of future rugby players and elite athletes who require specialist training facilities.

24 September 2015

Preventing heart attacks could be as simple as a text

A simple SMS could be lifesaving, writes University of Sydney Associate Professor Clara Chow.

23 September 2015

Our research excellence awarded

Research into pharmaceuticals, cardiology, treatments for ventilated patients, and chronic diseases has been recognised at the NHMRC Excellence Awards.