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23 August 2016

The University of Sydney partners on national Respect. Now. Always. student survey

The University of Sydney will partner with Universities Australia and other Australian universities in a pioneering national student survey on sexual assault and harassment.

22 August 2016

SAGE: A leap forward for University gender equity

The Science in Australia Gender Equity project aims to address the longstanding under-representation of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). 

22 August 2016

Rio medal tally ranks us 45 in the world

One gold, three silver, one bronze, and plenty of memories for our athletes at the Rio Games.

22 August 2016

Australian-first online, father-friendly parenting program launches

Australia's first online-only, nationally available, evidence-based, father-friendly free parenting program ParentWorks launches today, with the aim of increasing participation of both parents to improve outcomes significantly for families and society.

18 August 2016

Detecting diabetes’ deadly ketones

A simple, hand-held breath testing device that detects deadly ketones has been developed by University of Sydney researchers.

18 August 2016

Reflecting on emotions of the past at new Wollongong exhibition

A new photo exhibition, Treasured Possessions, explores the 'profound life experiences' of Wollongong's senior residents.

18 August 2016

Skeletal analysis reveals Pompeii myths are getting long in the tooth

A team led by Dr Estelle Lazer of the University of Sydney has used portable digital x-rays to yield readable images of bones embedded in thick plaster.

18 August 2016

Human variation decoded

A powerful new analysis of the protein-coding region of the human genome known as the exome will boost efforts to pinpoint clinically relevant genetic variations linked to human disease.

18 August 2016

Pioneering study of cannabis extracts in treating epileptic kids

A pioneering study, the Paediatric Epilepsy Lambert Initiative Cannabinoid Analysis (PELICAN), launches today not only to identify issues facing families living with epilepsy but also to analyse cannabis products being used in the community - with the potential to uncover new and more effective medications.

17 August 2016

Sydney at Rio - Opals out, but Ryan sails on

While a shock loss saw the Opals eliminated, the wind is still in Will Ryan's sails in the 470 Class sailing, while Brendon Reading will be attempting to walk his way to the podium in the 50km event.