16 November 2016

How Australia can help America rebuild

The US should look to lessons from Australia's infrastructure story to help realise Trump's economic agenda, writes Garry Bowditch and Edward Blakely.

16 November 2016

$5 million and a new location for the Chau Chak Wing Museum

The University of Sydney today announced a further donation of $5 million to help build its new Chau Chak Wing Museum, from The Ian Potter Foundation. 

14 November 2016

Congenital virus in children with cerebral palsy more common than thought

Congenital infection with cytomegalovirus is more common in children with cerebral palsy than previously thought, University of Sydney research shows.

14 November 2016

Brain training (CCT) may help fight dementia: research

A meta-analysis has found that brain training - or Computerised Cognitive Training (CCT) - can improve memory in people with mild cognitive impairment, suggesting it may prevent dementia, which can take hold within a year.

14 November 2016

Meet our researchers: Professor Richard Lindley

Richard Lindley, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Sydney Medical School, is leading a global public health study that aims to improve the treatment given to stroke patients.

14 November 2016

Student inventions aid health and wellbeing

From a table lamp that relieves stress before bed, a wristband that monitors alcohol consumption, to a wearable device that protects medical staff from violent patients. These are among 42 new ideas to manage common health issues.

14 November 2016

Pioneering technique promises type 1 diabetes breakthrough

New University of Sydney research is taking a completely novel approach to insulin dosage, with the potential to make it easier for people with type 1 diabetes to adjust their insulin levels after a fatty meal.

13 November 2016

Policies seeking to discourage caesarean births are harming mothers and babies

Too many women are being pressured into having harmful vaginal births due to policies seeking to reduce caesarean delivery rates, a University of Sydney expert says.

11 November 2016

University to replant jacaranda along with native tree

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence, today announced that the University's iconic jacaranda tree will be replaced next April with a cloned jacaranda as well as a native tree.  

11 November 2016

We need more climate change warriors like Naomi Klein

The Sydney Peace Prize jury has recognised Klein for exposing the structural causes and responsibility for the climate crisis, writes David Hirsch, Chair of the Sydney Peace Foundation.