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15 September 2016

Sydney athletes making their mark at Rio Paralympics

Angie Ballard adds two bronze to her Paralympic medal tally and our rowers make history as Sydney athletes take on the best in the world in Rio.

14 September 2016

Open source malaria research paves way for cheap medicine

A real-time drug discovery project involving some 50 researchers in nine countries has shown open source malaria research works - providing a potential alternative for medicines similar to the way in which open source products compete with proprietary products in software.

14 September 2016

Ten things you might not know about China

What happens in China today – from economic changes and political events, to cultural and social movements – has a huge impact on the rest of the world. As its global influence increases, what does the future hold?

13 September 2016

Margaret Harris to be Acting Dean of SCA

Professor Margaret Harris, the former Acting Dean of the Sydney College of Arts, will resume the role, taking over from Professor Colin Rhodes who has decided to move to a new role after 10 years.

13 September 2016

University rankings: how do they work and are they important?

From study options and career choices, to campus life, exchange opportunities, and where your friends go, there are many things you'll take into account when deciding on which university to choose. These days there are also university rankings.

13 September 2016

We should learn to love germs

Should Australia follow the lead of the US and ban the use of anti-bacterial compounds? Can we learn to love germs instead of fearing them? Dr Nicholas Coleman, microbiologist from the University of Sydney, weighs into the debate.

13 September 2016

New app helps fix dogged problems

The University of Sydney is launching a world-first app that will not only help owners help their dogs be happier and healthier, but could also play a life-saving role by teaching young dogs to behave better - thereby reducing the chances of pups falling victim to what are currently their top killers.

13 September 2016

Outsource WHO jobs to more capable agencies, experts say

It's time to outsource key functions of The World Health Organisation to agencies better placed and qualified to execute the WHO's remit, say experts in today's British Medical Journal - Global Health.

12 September 2016

Coffee with Paralympian turned philosopher Sarah Stewart

Disability doesn’t discriminate, it just turns up, says Sydney postgraduate student and three-time Paralympic medallist Sarah Stewart.

12 September 2016

Sydney’s Master of Management ranked #1 in Australia

The University of Sydney Business School has cemented its reputation as one of the world’s best with its flagship Master of Management program ranked number one in Australia and 44 in the world in the latest Financial Times global university rankings.