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25 September 2020

Low level alcohol use during pregnancy can impact child's brain development

A new study finds any alcohol use during pregnancy, even low levels, is associated with subtle, yet significant behavioural and psychological effects in children including anxiety, depression and poor attention.
24 September 2020

New strategic partnership to strengthen Australian civil society

COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated social and economic issues in Australian society. The Sydney Policy Lab and the Paul Ramsay Foundation will work with civil society organisations to learn how to address these issues now, and into the future.
24 September 2020

University of Sydney to advance COVID-19 DNA vaccine to human trials

The University of Sydney is testing a novel DNA-based COVID-19 vaccine with the goal of being administered using a needle-free system.
23 September 2020

Sydney University's Master of Management ranks first in Australia

The University of Sydney Business School's Master of Management has again ranked first in Australia in the QS Business School Rankings, placing it among the top 30 programs globally.
23 September 2020

When does a second COVID surge end? Look at the maths

Mathematicians have analysed COVID-19 infection rates from all US states. The results suggest public health officials shouldn't relax restrictions until surge periods are demonstrably over. They also used the method to look at Australian infection rates.
22 September 2020

The Sydney Nursing School receives million-dollar gift

The Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation has made another generous donation to the University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery to fund the salary of the school's newly appointed Head of School and Dean.
22 September 2020

Who is the weakest link? Understanding global supply chains

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused kinks in the movement of goods and services around the globe, but how important a role do multinational companies play in local economies and supply chains?
22 September 2020

Dual burden of malnutrition in India's wealthy households

University of Sydney researcher Dr Chandana Maitra is helping to shed light on the complex problem of malnutrition in India - a problem she says has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
18 September 2020

Medical cannabis found to reduce chemo-induced nausea, vomiting

The preliminary results from a NSW Government-funded world-leading trial of medicinal cannabis, sponsored by the University of Sydney, show a significant improvement in nausea and vomiting from chemotherapy.

18 September 2020

$12.5m enables new research approach to Parkinson's

University leads international multi-institutional research effort to create new insights into the genetics of what determines the development and progression of Parkinson's disease.