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07 November 2018

Intensive education ineffective for averting chronic low back pain

A new study published in JAMA Neurology finds that adding intensive patient education to primary-care is unnecessary for most patients with acute low back pain.
07 November 2018

University museum objects' global connections: exhibition

A new exhibition at the Nicholson Museum connects objects from the University of Sydney's Nicholson and Macleay collections with objects held by offshore museums.
06 November 2018

New centre in substance use, mental disorders in young people

The University of Sydney will soon be home to a world-first centre tackling substance use and mental disorders in young people.
06 November 2018

University of Sydney partners with Korean steelmaker, POSCO

The University of Sydney has partnered with multinational steel manufacturer, POSCO to develop high performance steel and structural innovations that will benefit both Australian and international infrastructure.
06 November 2018

Dental tourism: things to consider before going that extra mile for your smile

Dental care in Australia is not subsidised for the majority of Australians, and about half don't have any private dental insurance, which makes the allure of dental tourism clear, writes Dr Alexander Holden.
06 November 2018

Increasing university access for underrepresented students

Widening Participation and Outreach, the University of Sydney's flagship schools outreach program, launches its 2019 program that provides students and teachers access to opportunities to counteract educational disadvantage.
05 November 2018

Dressing up for Melbourne Cup Day: a racehorse point of view

The scientific community has only recently begun to put ancient and modern theories on horse handling and training to the test to identify which techniques and devices work and why.
05 November 2018

Parramatta-Westmead campus proposal takes shape

The University of Sydney today welcomed an announcement by the NSW Government that it would enter into formal negotiations to establish a campus in Parramatta/Westmead.

05 November 2018

Alliance with Taronga delivers conservation degrees at Sydney

With extinction rates accelerating across the world, the need for scientists dedicated to conservation has never been greater. Now students can pursue their dreams with a world-class education dedicated to wildlife preservation.
02 November 2018

20 years of statins: how they changed heart health forever

The findings of the LIPID study changed heart health in Australia forever by significantly reducing the prevalence of strokes and heart attacks. The trial led directly to changes in clinical practice around the world, as well as statins being subsidised by the PBS.