University of Technology, Sydney

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a university in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The university was founded in its current form in 1981, although its origins trace back to the 1870s. UTS is notable for its central location as the only university with its main campuses within the Sydney CBD. It is part of the Australian Technology Network of universities and has the fifth largest enrolment in Sydney. UTS has been ranked 234th in the World's Top 500 universities by the Times HES (2008) and was one of two Australian Universities given A1 ratings across all major disciplines in 2007 and 2008 by the Federal Government Education department. The present day University of Technology originates from the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts (the oldest Mechanics' Institute in Australia). In the 1870s the SMSA formed the Workingman's College which was later taken over by the NSW government to form, in 1878, the Sydney Technical College. In 1969, part of the Sydney Technical College became the New South Wales Institute of Technology (NSWIT). It was officially unveiled by Neville Wran.

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Midwifery's re-birth in PNG

A $10 million maternal and child health initiative in Papua New Guinea (PNG), led by the UTS World Health Organization's Collaborating Centre for Nursing, Midwifery and Health Development (WHO CC) and funded ...

Mar 03, 2014
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Action needed with Burma maternal, child health

As a regional neighbour to Myanmar, the Commonwealth Government has recognised Australia has a responsibility – and the capacity – to help alleviate poverty in the developing nation. Australia is also ...

Dec 02, 2013
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Breast milk you can bank on

Sixteen weeks into her third pregnancy, Janet Gowland's waters broke and there was a risk she would miscarry.

Nov 21, 2013
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Six myths about vaccines

Recently released government figures show childhood vaccination has fallen to dangerously low levels in some parts of Australia, resulting in corners of the media claiming that "the vaccine debate" has been ...

Sep 19, 2013
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Rage against the disease

Imagine a world where asthma wasn't a chronic disease, rather an inconvenient illness whose first symptoms could be easily treated. This vision could one day become a reality thanks to cutting-edge research into an immune ...

Aug 05, 2013
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Fighting a cunning cancer opponent

(Medical Xpress)—It was a classic eureka moment. In 2006 Mary Bebawy was listening to a lecture outside her area of research when suddenly the intellectual penny dropped. "My mind went elsewhere. I didn't hear the rest ...

Jul 18, 2013
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Using science to catch a cheat

The truth is, doping in elite sports exists and with so much pressure to be the best, unfortunately some athletes turn to cheating. With the spotlight on the London Olympics and the recent doping scandal ...

Aug 22, 2012
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