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27 October 2016

10 reasons you don't need to be scared of bats

There's plenty of reasons we should be friendly, not fearful, of bats.

27 October 2016

Sydney’s life sciences leadership in Nature Index

The University of Sydney has moved up to third place in the Nature Index's life sciences ranking of Australian organisations, reflecting strategic investments in hubs such as in the multidisciplinary Charles Perkins Centre.

27 October 2016

We should be no less committed to the future than Charles

Professor Shane Houston reflects, takes stock and considers the future of education for Aboriginal people in Australia as we celebrate 50 years since Dr Charles Perkins graduated from the University of Sydney. 

27 October 2016

Data Science Centre to drive research innovation and discovery

The University of Sydney is making a major commitment to using its valuable data to improve lives and benefit society with the launch today of the Centre for Translational Data Science. 

27 October 2016

NHMRC funds new Centre for Research Excellence in Indigenous Health

The NHMRC has funded an alliance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders, health services, clinicians and researchers across Australia to develop a suite of workforce development, prevention and treatment programs.

27 October 2016

University of Sydney scholars win 34 NHMRC grants worth $22m

University of Sydney scholars were today awarded 34 grants worth $22 million by the National Health and Medical Research Council to advance research-led discoveries and improve the diagnosis, treatment and cure of illnesses.

27 October 2016

The origins of Halloween

Since its inception in the eighth and ninth century, Halloween has been celebrated in countries around the world. University of Sydney experts weigh in on the festival's origins and its rising popularity in Australia.