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17 September 2018

7 ways to prevent and manage childhood obesity

World Obesity Day was established to promote practical solutions to end the global obesity crisis. Leading up to 11 October, a review of current evidence lays out a path for the prevention and management of childhood obesity.
14 September 2018

University receives Broderick review into St Paul's College

The University of Sydney has today received a report from Elizabeth Broderick on cultural renewal at St Paul's College.
13 September 2018

Freewheeling bush adventures in a wheelchair

Her studies were almost over and alumna, Helen Smith, had plans. Then a single event meant she had to reach her goals via a very different path. Now she's pushing against the barriers.
12 September 2018

Community language teaching offers migrant women pathways to work

New research on community languages teachers in NSW has revealed the majority are university-educated migrant women looking to return to work and further study after raising families.
12 September 2018

Microscope that gets to the heart of matter

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) can explore matter at the scale of less than 0.06 billionths of a metre helping researchers design materials in renewable energy, medical science, engineering and geosciences.
12 September 2018

Empowering Australians with disability to prepare for natural disasters

A collaboration between the University of Sydney, NSW Emergency Services, and the health and disability sectors is raising awareness of the challenges people with disability face during natural disasters.
12 September 2018

3 reasons you never have to diet again

The battle of the bulge is almost over, says the University of Sydney's Dr Nick Fuller. In his new book, he provides practical advice to help people lose weight using his research-based approach - without dieting.
11 September 2018

Back pain in teens linked to substance use and poor mental health

New research led by the University of Sydney reveals adolescents with frequent back pain are more likely to smoke, drink alcohol and report feelings of anxiety and depression.
11 September 2018

Business School community engagement program recognised with major award

RARE received the 2018 Engagement Australia Excellence in Community Engagement Award by the highly respected Association for Tertiary Education Management (ATEM).
11 September 2018

United States' FDA awards University-led team over $500,000

A University of Sydney multidisciplinary project has been awarded $548,000 by the United States' Food and Drug Administration to research enhancements to how dry powder inhalers are designed by the pharmaceutical industry.