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22 November 2018

2018 SCA Undergraduate Degree Show

Two awards were presented at the opening of the Undergraduate Degree show at the Sydney College of the Arts. Student achievements are celebrated at the annual exhibition, displaying the progressive works from the class of 2018.
22 November 2018

How to promote your baby's healthy growth if feeding with formula

While breastfeeding is the recommended approach to infant feeding, some mothers may not be able to writes Professor Elizabeth Denney-Wilson and Jessica Appleton from the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery.
22 November 2018

University of Sydney's international push

Academics from the University of Sydney's partner institutions have this month gathered in Sydney for the largest summit on international research collaboration the University has ever hosted.
21 November 2018

The beat goes on: helping mums bond with their unborn child

Three University of Sydney Design students who have created an invention to aid parent-child bonding during pregnancy will soon launch their start-up business, PetiteBeat.
21 November 2018

Architectural Culture: New Perspectives 2018

Designs for major precincts, sustainable high-density schools, obsolete car-park buildings and cultural facilities for remote Indigenous communities are among the projects shown in the 2018 Architecture Graduate Exhibition.
21 November 2018

Low-protein high-carb diet shows promise for healthy brain ageing

Low-protein high-carbohydrate diets may be the key to longevity, and healthy brain ageing in particular, according to a new mice study from the University of Sydney.
20 November 2018

The lost voices of WWI: German internment in Australia

The story of Australia's 'German Concentration Camps', as they were called, is a little-known episode in the history of the First World War. Now, 100 years on, a collection of letters written by these internees have been translated into English for the first time by students from the University of Sydney's Department of Germanic Studies.
20 November 2018

Economics/Law student following in Bradfield's footsteps

First-year Economics/Law student Kavya Nagpal has been named the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar, with a people-centric vision where Sydney's living spaces would serve to build relationships.
20 November 2018

Doomed star in Milky Way threatens rare gamma-ray burst

A star system shrouded in serpentine clouds, named Apep after the Egyptian god of chaos, is about to explode. Sydney researchers say that Apep's conditions are a perfect stellar storm to create a gamma-ray burst.
19 November 2018

Sydney Law School academic wins 2018 National Dreamtime Award

Dr Nicole Watson has been named Educator of the Year at the 2018 National Dreamtime Awards for her outstanding work in law affecting Indigenous people and her support of Indigenous students.