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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.

23 May 2017

Do dogs make people healthier?

The University of Sydney is seeking non-dog owners for a world-first study examining how living with man's best friend can influence human health.

23 May 2017

Dingoes could fight feral fox and cat problem

The solution to the global explosion in feral animal populations such as foxes, coyotes and even cats could lie in the reintroduction of apex predators like dingoes, supported by nature corridors, research shows.