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26 May 2017

Desecration and romanticisation – the real curse of mummies

Hollywood's tomb of old ideas will creak open again and present the tale of an ancient Egyptian tomb with the latest installment of The Mummy. Dr Craig Barker from Sydney University Museums sorts the fact from fiction. 

26 May 2017

Business School's reputation for excellence reaffirmed in The Economist's rankings

The University of Sydney Business School's global reputation for excellence in management education has been reaffirmed by the inaugural rankings by The Economist. The flagship postgraduate program was ranked number one in Australia.

26 May 2017

Australia returning to outer space

The Australian spacecraft INSPIRE-2, a project led by the University of Sydney, will be launched from the International Space Station.  

25 May 2017

Fresh outlook on global challenges

Despite the early stages of her career, Dr Anna Dean boasts an impressive list of accomplishments in veterinary epidemiology and was presented the Veterinary Science Outstanding Achievements of Young Alumni Award.

24 May 2017

Researchers win award for saving preterm babies' lives

The Australian leg of a worldwide Perinatal trial has pinpointed the optimal level of blood oxygen saturation for preterm babies to survive.

24 May 2017

Three ways to get a good night's sleep

The University of Sydney's Chin-Moi Chow explains what you should be doing to get that good sleep in.

24 May 2017

University congratulates new AIATSIS appointments

The University of Sydney warmly congratulates new Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) CEO and council members, including Sydney's own Dr Myfany Turpin. 

23 May 2017

Model to mentor medico

Dr Rachel Thomas has traversed science, technology, engineering, modelling and medicine in her education and career journey and is encouraging others to seize opportunities and draw on diverse skills to solve problems and tackle the STEMM challenges of the future.

23 May 2017

Black Lives Matter movement wins Sydney Peace Prize

Black Lives Matter founders Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors and Opal Tometi will receive the 2017 Sydney Peace Prize at a ceremony in Sydney in November. 

23 May 2017

Can the UK provide a blueprint for Australia's health?

As the federal government announces a new national plan for sport and participation, a series of high-level events will explore what Australia can learn from the UK's policy approach to sport and physical activity.