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20 July 2017

9 things you should know about the Quad's new residents

The University of Sydney’s famous jacaranda tree has been replaced with a cloned jacaranda as well as a native Flame tree.

20 July 2017

Science goes to Splendour in the Grass

Headed to Splendour in the Grass this weekend? An unexpected new act has been added to the lineup– science. Just like arts and crafts marquees, science now has a new home at Splendour in the form of its very own tent. 

19 July 2017

University of Sydney ranks number one in public health

The University of Sydney has been ranked first in the Asia-Pacific region and 18th globally in the 2017 Academic Ranking of World Universities for public health.

18 July 2017

Closing the gap: progress, but more effort needed

With some exceptions, primary health care is failing to deliver adequate preventive health care to Indigenous Australians who experience higher levels of ill health than non-Indigenous people, new research reveals.

18 July 2017

What’s that weed in my rice field?

A new smartphone application developed by a University of Sydney Masters student will help the plight of Cambodian farmers to manage the spread of weeds in their rice fields.

18 July 2017

Influenza linked to deadly brain disease

University of Sydney researchers have established a link between influenza and devastating brain diseases in children.

18 July 2017

Sydney hosts prestigious Harvard conference

The Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations 2017 Asia conference is being held in Sydney from August 17-21. Over 600 delegates from over 70 countries will be coming to our shores to attend this unique event.

17 July 2017

Massive opportunity to boost mental health launched today

The University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre has launched a new online course focusing on boosting mental health in the community.

17 July 2017

First effective treatment for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

A new research study from the University of Sydney has found that for children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, the most effective way to treat their condition is with exercise.

17 July 2017

Sydney school students get hands-on at core facility

The University's Vibrational Spectroscopy Core Facility invites Michael Bishop Award winners to test drive a new world-first research instrument setup.