#University of Sydney
University of Sydney researchers discover domestic cat hepadnavirus
May 31, 2018Scientists in Australia have identified a new feline disease, tentatively named domestic cat hepadnavirus, which is similar to that of hepatitis B in humans. The discovery, which has been published in the journal Viruses, could impact human medical research, as well as the health of cats, according to the University of Sydney research team. Researchers at the university made the breakthrough during their search for cancer-causing viruses in …
Scholarship with preference for male vet students gets Australian vet school in hot water
February 9, 2017If a veterinary school offers a scholarship that favors men, is that sexism? It’s a debate the University of Sydney is finding itself in after they sent out a notification about their $20,000 Professor Marsh Edwards AO Scholarship. According to the website Stuff, this scholarship was offered to postgraduate veterinary medicine students for the first time in 2017, but there were certain preferences.