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21 September 2021

Natalka Suchowerska awarded honorary membership of ESTRO

Associate Professor Natalka Suchowerska has received the European Society for Therapeutic Radiation Oncology honorary membership award for her achievements in innovation in the field of radiation oncology.
21 September 2021

First Peoples arts company shares unique insights with students

Moogahlin Performing Arts, the renowned Sydney First Peoples arts company, is in residence in the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies enabling students to observe the process of fine-tuning a script with actors.
20 September 2021

Male seahorses develop placentas to support their growing babies

Male seahorses incubate their embryos inside a pouch and, until now, it was unclear how embryos breathed inside this closed structure. A new study examines how pregnant male seahorses provide oxygen to, and remove carbon dioxide from, their embryos.
17 September 2021

Brighten your day with these 10 positive stories

Hanging out for some good news? Here are 10 positive news stories you might have missed that could brighten your outlook this weekend.
15 September 2021

Aiming for 10,000 steps? It turns out 7,000 could be enough to cut your risk of early death

There are many health benefits associated with walking for exercise. Dr Matthew Ahmadi writes on the benefits of stepping up for health, and how to make every step count.
14 September 2021

Funding awarded to 'close gaps' in global vaccination coverage

A project led by social scientist Professor Julie Leask has received $2.3 million federal government funding to investigate and develop solutions to improve vaccine uptake and global vaccination programs.
14 September 2021

University awards record number of India Scholarships

The University of Sydney has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships under a scheme that aims to discover India's future leaders.

14 September 2021

Sydney awarded $61 million for health research

University of Sydney researchers have received $61 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the health of Australians.
13 September 2021

COVID vaccine mandates need to be justified and fair to succeed

Mandatory vaccination proposals must be backed by "strong justification", and less restrictive avenues to increase uptake must be "meaningfully attempted" first, write Professor Julie Leask and co-authors in the MJA.
13 September 2021

Restricting welfare payments reduces Indigenous school attendance

In 2007, as part of the Northern Territory Emergency Response, the federal government restricted welfare payments in several Indigenous communities with the aim of enhancing child welfare. Newly published research suggests that in terms of schooling, it had the opposite effect.