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Discover sustainability-related news and events at Sydney
Catch up on the latest news and innovations from our students and researchers or explore events related to the environment and sustainability.

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13 December 2022

Pioneering heat stress scale to be trialed in Western Sydney

Sydney researchers are developing a heat stress scale similar to a UV index, with an accompanying app to help the public handle the heat and avoid the risk of health problems from heatwaves.
24 November 2022

Sydney takes green award for 'living classroom' native garden

The University of Sydney has won the 'Creating Impact' award in the Green Gown Awards Australasia for Nguragaingun, Ngara, Pemulian - our Curriculum Garden and Biodiversity Management Plan.
22 November 2022

Ali Abbas announced as Australia's first Chief Circular Engineer

Professor Ali Abbas from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will work with Circular Australia to accelerate action towards an Australian circular economy by 2030.
21 November 2022

Rapid R&D scaling could put Australia at forefront of net zero

The conference will focus on areas of decarbonisation, such as carbon capture and conversion, creating circular economies, how communities can end the climate wars, and how waste can be transformed into energy and materials.
09 September 2022

Sydney rated among world's most sustainable campuses

STARS has recognised the University for its Coordination and Planning achievements, alongside the innovative work produced by the Gelion Living Lab initiative.