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World Sleep Day

Researchers examining the impact of sleep on health In honour of World Sleep Day, we caught up with two Faculty of Medicine and Health researchers who are challenging conventional wisdom in the field of sleep. Dr Kristina Cook I work…

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No face-to-face teaching from Monday 23 March

Dear students, I know many of you are increasingly concerned about the unfolding course of the COVID-19 virus in Australia. The University has today taken some important decisions to help ensure the wellbeing of our community and minimise disruption to…

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Confirmed case of COVID-19

Student diagnosed with COVID-19 Six locations on the University of Sydney campus are being intensively cleaned today (Sunday 15 March) after a student was diagnosed with COVID-19 on the weekend. The student reported feeling ill, was tested for COVID-19 and…

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Update on the University’s response to COVID-19

Dear students, As you know the World Health Organisation has now declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. While there have been no confirmed cases on campus, today we have sought advice from the NSW Chief Health Officer and are taking…

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World’s smelliest fruit could charge your mobile phone

Pungent produce packs an electrical punch A University of Sydney researcher has developed a new method using the world’s most repulsive smelling fruit. Turning durian waste into super-capacitors could “substantially reduce” the cost of energy storage and charge devices very…

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