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28 October 2021

Culling low-value care will cut healthcare's carbon emissions

Researchers are calling for a change in the model of clinical care in Australia to help lower carbon emission levels. One way is cutting down on unnecessary laboratory tests.
27 October 2021

What should we make of COP26?

What must world leaders do to secure the future of humanity? University of Sydney experts suggest the existential threat of climate change won't be solved by targets of 'net zero by 2050' - much more must be done.
27 October 2021

New research shows how hard it is for 'flying grannies' to care for their Australian grandkids

A new study shows how migrant families struggle to get the childcare they need and how an easier visa system would help, write Myra Hamilton, Elizabeth Hill and Angela Kintominas.
27 October 2021

University continues to excel in US News rankings

University continues its strong position in prestigious American rankings which rank 1,750 institutions on academic research and reputation.
25 October 2021

More than light detectors: the magic of your eyes' pupils

Around a decade ago, groundbreaking research found that pupils don't only detect light. Now, a new Nature Communications study finds they can perceive the amount of objects in a person's field of vision.
22 October 2021

What you need to know about women's economic abuse

Economic abuse cuts across cultural, age and socio-economic boundaries. But Australia still has a long way to go in understanding the complexity and depth of the problem, particularly for women.

22 October 2021

Sydney Rare Book Week: explore the treasures of the library

The library's collections encompass the precious, the beautiful and the downright weird. During Sydney Rare Book Week, we celebrate these riches, from valuable comics to texts that shaped history.

22 October 2021

Grants to treat alcohol-use disorder and transform cancer diagnosis

Sydney researchers have received two National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Synergy Grants worth $10 million.
22 October 2021

Sydney welcomes $96 million RNA pilot manufacturing facility for NSW

The University of Sydney is pleased to be part of the NSW Government's announcement of a first-of-its-kind Australian pilot facility to develop mRNA and RNA drugs and vaccines to combat disease and save lives.
20 October 2021

NSW government partners with University of Sydney

Five-year partnership agreement between NSW government and University aims to streamline collaboration on research opportunities and attract investment.