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07 March 2017

The role of women in global agriculture

A/Prof Robyn Alders has dedicated her career to international development work with traditional smallholder farmers. This International Women's Day she writes about the essential role women play in feeding the world.

07 March 2017

University of Sydney researchers win grants to fight MS

University of Sydney researchers have received funding to continue investigating causes and treatments of Multiple Sclerosis.

07 March 2017

Hugs not Drugs: Revolutionising the treatment of addiction

Dr Michael Bowen from the School of Psychology provides a glimpse into his breakthrough solution to the burden of addiction at his upcoming Sydney Science Forum.

06 March 2017

Architecture students learn ‘real life’ lessons from Yarrabah

The Indigenous community of Yarrabah in far north Queensland was the focus of architecture students who were given the unique opportunity to work with community leaders on an affordable housing project.

06 March 2017

Anything is paws-able: we were roarsome at Mardi Gras

A pride of proud lions brought a taste of the jungle to Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade on Saturday night, with more than 100 students and staff members joining the fun as part of the University of Sydney float.

03 March 2017

Koalas driven to drink by climate change

Leaves were thought to be all koalas needed but video footage shows koalas are thirsty; it is believed climate change is transforming the national icon's behavior, adding to stresses from heatwaves, tree-felling and disease.

03 March 2017

Ruling on assisted dying drug Nembutal sets important precedent

Professor Simon Chapman says a ruling by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal could make a drug used in assisted suicide more accessible for terminally ill patients.

03 March 2017

Students get real (wild) life experience

Run every two years, the Tropical Wildlife Biology field trip takes students to the Northern Territory and into the natural habitat of lizards, crocodiles and snakes - lots of snakes.

02 March 2017

Nature works with nanotechnology to extract water from thin air

A new low-cost material inspired by a beetle native to the Namib Desert has the potential to collect water sustainably from humid air for irrigation and drinking.

02 March 2017

Women less likely to have heart health checked by doctors

Australian women are less likely than men to have heart disease risk factors assessed by doctors, a new study by the University of Sydney and The George Institute for Global Health reveals.