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University of Sydney ranks among world’s top 100

Sydney retains top 100 position in prestigious academic ranking The University of Sydney has been ranked 80th in world in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU). The Academic Ranking of World Universities is released annually by the Shanghai Ranking Consultancy….

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Plasma coating developed to decrease bone implant rejections

A new plasma coating for bone implants with the aim of decreasing complications An international research project, led by the University of Sydney’s School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering and the School of Physics in collaboration with UMC Utrecht and the Heart Research Institute and three other…

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Is it safe to use an electric fan for cooling?

Public health guidance on fans not evidence-based The safety and effectiveness of electric fans in heatwaves depend on the climate and basing public health advice on common weather metrics could be misleading, according to a new study from the University…

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$1.5 million awarded for dementia prevention study

Exploring the link between sleep apnoea and dementia Researchers have secured funding from the National Health Medical Research Council for a first-ever trial of both screening and intervention for obstructive sleep apnoea in older people at risk for dementia. Professor Sharon…

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Extra degree help for new students is popping up

A pop-up service for new undergraduate Science, Business and Arts and Social Sciences students will provide extra help with planning their course during their first weeks of the coming semester. Between 31 July and 5 September, a temporary pop-up space…

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