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Grow Young with incidental exercise!

by Agata Mrva-Montoya - Published on: 1 April 2016
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Published on: 1 April 2016

“Grow Young” is the theme of this year’s NSW Seniors Festival with numerous events running from 1 to 10 April across the state. In its 59th year, the festival celebrates seniors and encourages them to be active, social and healthy. The need to be physically active is very important at any stage of life, but particularly for seniors, for whom it is a key to staying healthy and independent. LiFE program developed at the University of Sydney teaches seniors how they can easily and effectively integrate balance and strength activities into regular daily activities. Grow Young with incidental exercise!

Reviews for Birns’ Contemporary Australian Literature

by Susan Murray - Published on: 23 February 2016
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Published on: 23 February 2016

“Birns’s critical flexibility can be seen in how easily he draws poetry and prose into dialogue with one another’s ideas and histories.” (Bonny Cassidy)

“Australian literature has found a committed and honest umpire” (Geordie Williamson)

Read reviews of Contemporary Australian Literature: A world not yet dead in The Australian (paywall) and Cordite.

SUP eStore unavailable Saturday 20 February

by Susan Murray - Published on: 19 February 2016
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Published on: 19 February 2016

The SUP eStore will be undergoing scheduled maintenance on Saturday 20 February 2016 from 7am AEDT. Shopping will be available again from 8pm. We apologise for the inconvenience.

Aboriginal women’s life writing

by Susan Murray - Published on: 21 January 2016
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Published on: 21 January 2016

Reading Aboriginal Women’s Life Stories is an important discussion of books that have shaped our understanding of contemporary Indigenous Australian literature. Anne Brewster provides an in-depth textual analysis of three key titles and situates them in relation to concepts of history, race, gender, family, storytelling and Aboriginality in modern Australia.

Identifying animal bones

by Susan Murray - Published on: 17 December 2015
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Published on: 17 December 2015


Animal bones in Australian archaeology: A field guide to common native and introduced species is the first book in our new Tom Austen Brown Studies in Australasian Archaeology series. Melanie Fillios and Natalie Blake walk the reader step-by-step through the bone identification process. The print edition can be purchased as a paperback, or wiro bind for easy use in the field.

The book is also available Open Access.

Christmas delivery schedule

by Susan Murray - Published on: 23 November 2015
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Published on: 23 November 2015

To ensure that your books are delivered before Christmas, please complete your orders by Tuesday 15 December.

The University closes for the Christmas break at 5pm on Thursday 17 December and reopens on Monday 4 January 2016. Any books ordered during the Christmas closure will be dispatched in the week beginning 4 January. We wish all our customers and authors a happy Christmas.
Agata, Denise, Hannah, Phil and Susan

Caring for the health of older Australians

by Susan Murray - Published on: 4 November 2015
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Published on: 4 November 2015


An analysis of changing patterns in healthcare use over the last 15 years showed that service use by older people grew far more than their 18 per cent growth as a proportion of the population.

The federal government wants to make sure ‘Medicare is sustainable,’ says Associate Professor Helena Britt, lead investigator of the two reports.

Two reports published today General practice activity in Australia 2014-15 and A decade of Australian general practice 2005-06 to 2014-15, provide data on the activities of our GPs and the care of their patients.

See more on the University News site

Wrapping up International OA week

by Susan Murray - Published on: 27 October 2015
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Published on: 27 October 2015

Last week we set ourselves a target to publish one blog post each day about Open Access. We used the opportunity to think about our OA books which have had the most impact and the most downloads. We also looked at the impact on business models, research collaboration, and the opportunities for the future. See them all at our Sydney Publishing blog.

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