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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.