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17 May 2017

CPC Westmead: from launch to strategic plan

Western Sydney’s medical research needs are serviced by the new Charles Perkins Centre Westmead, improving patient outcomes for those with type 1 diabetes and heart conditions.

17 May 2017

Medical activity in the mountains: Charles Perkins Centre Nepean

Catch up with the latest happenings at Charles Perkins Centre Nepean. From the Centre’s current projects to NHMRC grant applications and the Nepean Family Obesity Service, the Centre has a lot to offer.

17 May 2017

Celebrating gender and diversity in our community

Today we're celebrating International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOT). In collaboration with the University's Ally Network, we're recognising and embracing gender and sexual diversity in our community to create a stronger and more inclusive environment.

17 May 2017

Two writers awarded Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residency

Playwright Alana Valentine and writer Mireille Juchau will each receive $100,000 and spend a year based at the centre, alongside clinicians and researchers looking to ease the burden of obesity and chronic disease. 

16 May 2017

Senior judges from China visit Sydney to discuss future collaborations

Senior judges from the Supreme People's Court of China visited the University of Sydney this week for discussions about potential collaborations in exchange, training and information sharing.

16 May 2017

The path to a rewarding sustainability career

Four young professionals from around the world share how their choice of a postgraduate sustainability course paved the way to a rewarding and meaningful career in the sector. 

16 May 2017

Meat your career maker

An industry internship might be a daunting experience, but the learning experiences and all-encompassing opportunities in a fast-paced small business environment make it all worthwhile.

16 May 2017

Seclusion and restraint in psychiatric hospitals must end today

The community is genuinely shocked and appalled by the CCTV footage of the mistreatment and subsequent death of Miriam Merten at the acute mental health facility at Lismore Hospital. 

16 May 2017

University alumni welcome students to Dubbo

Dentistry students doing their rural placements in Dubbo were hosted at a 'welcome dinner' this month by University of Sydney alumni and husband and wife team, Dr Antonia Lalousis and Dr Amjad Aghdaei.

16 May 2017

7 ways to navigate the post-truth debate

Are untruths the same as lies? As one of the researchers behind The Post Truth Initiative, Professor Nick Enfield from the Department of Linguistics explains how to distinguish fact from fiction.