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09 September 2016

How can universities best promote mental health?

What are the most effective ways to support the mental health of staff and students in university settings?

09 September 2016

Six of the best: meet our most highly cited scholars

Six University of Sydney scholars are among the world's most influential scientists in their fields as determined by the Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher list for 2016.

09 September 2016

Super humans set to inspire the world at Paralympics in Rio

Now that the Olympians have moved out of Rio’s athletes’ village, the real super humans, the world’s Paralympians, have moved in.

09 September 2016

Sydney breakthrough on formation of continents with UC San Diego

Researchers from universities in Sydney and California join forces to map the formation of the land mass we know as Asia.

08 September 2016

Physical activity may offset some of alcohol’s lethal harms

New research finds that people who drink alcohol are less likely to die from cancer if physically active.

08 September 2016

Tooth decay - drilling down to the nanoscale

With one in two Australian children reported to have tooth decay in their permanent teeth by age 12, researchers from the University of Sydney believe they have identified some nanoscale elements that govern the behaviour of our teeth.

07 September 2016

New tool to aid diagnosis and treatment of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Australia's first national tool for diagnosing Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) has been released in a bid to promote early diagnosis and treatment of FASD.

07 September 2016

Hidden killers: Heart attack triggers revealed

Intense grief and anger can be acute triggers for a potentially fatal heart attack, according to research by Associate Professor Thomas Buckley from Sydney Nursing School.

06 September 2016

New partnership with Hong Kong University established

The University of Sydney and the University of Hong Kong (HKU) sealed a partnership on 6 September to foster greater collaboration in research, teaching and learning, and knowledge exchange.

06 September 2016

Unique program opens doors for people with intellectual disabilities

Young people with intellectual disabilities will be embedded as paid interns in two leading Australian organisations, including the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), as part of an innovative new program at the University of Sydney.