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30 August 2017

Our inventors win $3m to bankroll novel medical devices

Two revolutionary medical devices developed by University of Sydney PhD students were among the top innovations awarded nearly $3 million on Tuesday evening by the NSW Government's NSW Medical Devices Fund.

30 August 2017

Shanghai Jiao Tong and Sydney become strategic partners

Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Sydney signed a university-wide priority partnership, each committing to invest $100,000 over three years to fund joint research projects.

30 August 2017

Professor David Reilly wins AFR Emerging Leader award

The director of Station Q Sydney successfully led a bid for federal funding to help build the $150 million Sydney Nanoscience Hub building.

30 August 2017

Heart attacks with no obvious risk factors on the rise

Researchers have found a significant increase in the number of patients having heart attacks who have no obvious risk factors such as high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity or smoking.

30 August 2017

Improving working memory and attention in primary school students

Memory Mates is a new program for primary schools that helps children who experience working memory and attention difficulties. 

30 August 2017

5 evidence-based tips for healthy weight loss

Are we dieting ourselves fat? Dr Nick Fuller, one of Australia's leading obesity researchers, explains why 'diet' has become a dirty word and offers his top tips for healthy weight loss.