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23 October 2020

Free at-home gambling pilot treatment launches

An online gambling pilot program launched today by the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic incorporates effective treatments used in the clinic, for people at home who have started to notice they have a problem.

23 October 2020

Impact of COVID-19 widens gender equity gap: panel

Last week, Professor Rae Cooper from the Business School and Professor Renae Ryan from the School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health were panelists for an OECD discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on women in STEM.
22 October 2020

Cutting-edge tech propels cardiac surgery forward

In a world-first preclinical study, Australian researchers have shown it could be possible to implant a potentially life-saving pump into the heart of those with heart failure, without leaving the ICU or breaking isolation restrictions for the sickest COVID-19 patients.
22 October 2020

Lack of face-to-face contact could harm young professionals' careers

Less face-to-face interactions at work, due to COVID-19, could harm the long-term career prospects of young professionals, according to a new global survey that included University of Sydney graduates.
21 October 2020

Australian invention to make it easier to find 'new Earths'

University of Sydney scientists have developed a sensor that will help decipher the 'twinkle' of stars and allow for ground-based exploration of exoplanets. Their invention will be deployed in one of the world's largest telescopes at Mauna Kea, Hawaii.
21 October 2020

University strong performer in US News rankings

University continues strong performance in prestigious American rankings which rank universities from 86 countries on academic research and reputation.
21 October 2020

Financial return of a university education impacted by a nation's income inequality

University of Sydney economists have determined a correlation between a country's level of income inequality, and the wage boost people can expert as a result of graduating from university; the 'university wage premium'.
21 October 2020

Research program by cancer treatment pioneer coming to Sydney

A project harnessing modified immune cells to target cancers will set up Sydney as a leading edge in cancer therapies.
20 October 2020

Polycystic ovary syndrome treatment may hinge on diet

Sydney researchers have found diet could be a potential intervention for polycystic ovary syndrome after a mouse study showed promising results.
20 October 2020

Who pays compensation if a COVID-19 vaccine has rare side-effects?

To encourage people to receive COVID-19 vaccines for the benefit of the entire community, we need compensation schemes to be in place if there is a rare but serious side-effect, writes Associate Professor Nicholas Wood.