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13 July 2016

Cross-eyed tiger undergoes CAT scan

Indira the cross-eyed tiger visited the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for diagnostic imaging ahead of surgery to save its eyesight. The famous tiger – which has appeared in a number of television shows and films – is being cared for in retirement by Zambi Wildlife Retreat. 

13 July 2016

South China Sea ruling: our experts explain its significance

According to our experts, this week's landmark South China Sea ruling could have a significant and lasting impact on international relations.  

13 July 2016

The Big Sleep - what it is and how to get more

As a society we are obsessed with sleep. Are we getting enough? What’s the next big breakthrough to help us get more? Our sleep medicine expert, Dr Ron Grunstein, explains in the first episode of the University's 'Open for Discussion' podcast. 

13 July 2016

Why artificial sweeteners can increase appetite

Studies in both animals and humans have suggested that consuming artificial sweeteners can make you feel hungry and actually eat more. A comprehensive new study co-led by the University of Sydney has revealed for the first time why this response occurs.