24 October 2016

ARC legumes hub to tackle global food, nutritional security

A $14.5m Australian Research Council legumes hub was launched today at the University of Sydney to improve the sustainability of Australia's produce as plant-based protein sources are set to spike.

21 October 2016

Carrot, not stick key to eating vegies

Less than one in ten Australians eats the recommended amount of vegetables and that could be because - with the exception of vegetables such as carrots and spinach - there is a lack of understanding about specific benefits. Research suggests we could get closer to the standard of five serves a day through labelling. 

21 October 2016

Con tour brings centuries of music to regional NSW

Up to 30 tertiary musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will head west on a three-day road tour of the Blue Mountains, Bathurst and Orange to bring the music of Handel, Vivaldi and Bach and other classical music greats to regional New South Wales next week.

21 October 2016

University writers shortlisted for top literary awards

Four members of the University community have been shortlisted across a number of catagories in the Prime Minister's Literary Awards for 2016.

21 October 2016

50 years back - 50 years forward

Fifty years after Charles Perkins' graduation, a panel of politicians and community leaders will discuss 100 years in the lives of Aboriginal people.
21 October 2016

Maternity care for Aboriginal women

A new maternity services plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in rural and remote communities is urgently required, a report has found.

20 October 2016

5 reasons to study medicine at the University of Sydney

Sydney Medical School is ranked number one in Australia and 17 globally in the QS World University Rankings, but that's not the only reason why students from all over the world come here to study medicine.

20 October 2016

Poo transplants and probiotics

Can poo transplants be effective in treating certain types of infections? When and how, should we try to manipulate microorganisms, collectively known as microbiome? Experts from the Charles Perkins Centre investigate. 

20 October 2016

Top university scholarships still available for 2017

Take advantage of the scholarships options available to students at Sydney across a variety of disciplines.

20 October 2016

Redirect - 8 steps to keep uni friends after semester ends