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14 November 2017

Demystifying Sydney Science degrees

In 2018 the Sydney Undergraduate Experience will launch our reimagined curriculum. But what do the changes mean for those studying Science? And what do future students need to consider when making their choice of degree?

14 November 2017

Software student hacking his way to the top

Indian immigrant and software engineering student Karthik Balasubramanian has made his mark on Sydney’s hackathon scene after winning three high-profile competitions in less than a year.

14 November 2017

15,000 scientists warn time is running out to save the planet

A scorecard about the Earth - graphically illustrating trends since the majority of Nobel Laureates signed the initial warning - has gone viral and attracted what is thought to be the most signatories to any scientific paper.

13 November 2017

Low back pain? Expect something different from your GP now…

Revisions to major international guidelines for the management and treatment of low back pain should see changes to practice worldwide.

13 November 2017

The new research that could transform diabetes treatment

In the lead-up to World Diabetes Day 2017, newly appointed Associate Professor Samantha Hocking is determined to challenge the one-size-fits-all approach to treatment.

10 November 2017

Government partnership to establish community languages institute

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announces a state government investment of $7.6m to create the Sydney Institute for Community Languages Education (SICLE).

10 November 2017

$28m funding investment for new University of Sydney research

Food security, epigenetics, media ownership and space weather are among the topics that will be investigated as part of a $28 million funding injection to Sydney research from the Australian Research Council (ARC).

10 November 2017

Remembrance Day: A turning point in Australian history

A year away from the centenary of the end of World War I, University of Sydney history academics reflect on the Great War's impact on Australia as a young nation and the significant contribution our alumni made to the cause.

08 November 2017

Tomb-raided quantum theory opens way to improved biosensing

Hydrogen-based solar energy storage and biosensing techniques could be dramatically improved after University of Sydney researchers show the validity of theory first proposed in 1931.

08 November 2017

5 ways to deal with diabetes in women

University of Sydney researchers offer their expert advice on managing and preventing diabetes, leading up to World Diabetes Day 2017.