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17 November 2017

Neuroscience research shows the brain is strobing, not constant

It's not just our eyes that play tricks on us, but our ears. That's the finding of a landmark Australian-led collaboration that provides new evidence that oscillations, or 'strobes', are a general feature of human perception

16 November 2017

The race to save 50 shipwrecks from looters in Southeast Asia

Museums can play a key role in the protection of shipwrecks, alongside strategic recovery and legislative steps, writes PhD candidate Natali Pearson.

16 November 2017

Researcher wins grant to boost pancreatic survival rates

Australia's leading pancreatic cancer researchers are working to double the number of people who survive the disease by 2020.

16 November 2017

Five ways to prepare your child for the dentist

The University of Sydney’s Dr Carrie Tsai explains the importance of children visiting the dentist regularly and how parents can prepare their child for the trip. 

16 November 2017

Seven academics named in influential highly-cited scholars list

Seven University of Sydney academics have been recognised in the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List, placing them among the world's most influential. Their research was ranked in the top one percent of most referenced papers.

16 November 2017

Researcher named one of the most influential transport economists

The Founding Director of the University's Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies has been recognised as one of the world's most influential transport economists according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

15 November 2017

Do names really hurt diabetes patients?

Dr Linda Beeney has received funding to investigate the best way clinicians can communicate with diabetes patients.

15 November 2017

Breakthrough dog surgery performed for first time in Australia

Open-heart surgery to address the most common cardiorespiratory disease in dogs has been performed for the first time in Australia, at the University of Sydney's Veterinary Teaching Hospital.  

14 November 2017

1 million injections and no fatalities

More than 1 million injections have been supervised in Sydney's Safe Injecting Facility with no fatalities occurring since the centre opened in 2001.

14 November 2017

Choose your own Science adventure

With a new shared pool of minors and majors being offered from 2018, we asked some recent Science graduates how studying complimentary units influenced their university experience and beyond.