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18 November 2020

Can wearable tech predict COVID-19 and reveal how pandemics affect us?

University of Sydney researchers have joined an international US-led effort to discover if data from wearable tech like smartwatches and activity trackers could provide an early indication of COVID-19, as well as examine how pandemics change our lives.
18 November 2020

$12.8 million game changer for youth mental health

Strategic philanthropy directed at the Brain and Mind Centre suicide prevention work will see locally designed dynamic systems models embedded in eight Primary Health Networks, which can act as a blueprint for the nation.

17 November 2020

Seeing the full picture

Sharing his exceptional artworks with the University isn't just an act of generosity for Kenneth Reed. It's a way to help more people find beauty and power in the arts. The Chau Chak Wing Museum will be an ideal place to connect.
17 November 2020

National supplies of protein, carbs and fats may predict your lifespan

New study shows national food supplies with equal fat and carbohydrate are associated with higher survival early in life. However, countries with lower fat and higher carbohydrates are associated with the lowest rates of mortality in mid to later life.
17 November 2020

What belonging and security feel like for young people in out-of-home care

A University of Sydney research project asked young people with foster care backgrounds: 'what does 'permanency' mean to you?' Their answers, in photographs and words, have been collated into a book that the researchers hope will inform government policy.
16 November 2020

ARC success for University of Sydney researchers

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced University of Sydney researchers will receive funding for more than 50 new Linkage and Discovery projects.
16 November 2020

Charles Perkins Oration

2020 has highlighted the need for a renewed focus on racial equality. Marking its 20th anniversary, the Charles Perkins Oration continues to emphasise the need to continue the fight for equality of First Nations people as Charles Perkins himself had envisioned.
16 November 2020

Sydney's newest museum opens

The museum has free entry and brings together the University of Sydney's collections of antiquities, natural history, historic photographs, cultural artefacts and art.
12 November 2020

$2.82m donation brings new hope to those with chronic pain

A generous donation to the University of Sydney will enable research that could result in drug discovery, digital interventions and support for people with chronic pain - Australia's third most costly health condition.

12 November 2020

First conclusive evidence horses hurt by whips, whips don't aid jockeys

Two papes published in journal Animals lend support to a ban on whipping in horse racing. They respectively show that horses feel as much pain as humans would when whipped, and that the whip does not enhance race safety.