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02 February 2021

How universities will contribute to the major events of 2021

University of Sydney Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison discusses how universities will contribute to the major themes of 2021 - from COVID to climate.
15 January 2021

What lies beneath

Tin Sheds Gallery, School of Architecture, Design & Planning presents Thresholds, an exhibition of collaborative work by Sydney-based artists Julia Davis and Lisa Jones. Curated by Claire Taylor, Thresholds explores ideas of transience and place.
16 December 2020

'Same old housing' not right for modern Australia

New research finds that new homes being built in Australia are failing to meet the changing needs of Australia's diverse population in terms of the size and form of dwellings, tenure options and their affordability.
15 December 2020

Make Sense

The energy and activity that normally fills the Wilkinson building moved into a virtual space this year, allowing students to showcase their work in a new dynamic form with a wide audience. The Architecture and Design Graduate Exhibition is now available to view online.
09 December 2020

Innovation ensures equity and enables teaching during COVID

A multidisciplinary project featuring Bachelor of Design Computing students, expanded learning opportunities for Sydney Medical Program students and ensured equity for rural-based students by redeveloping an out-dated teaching module.
02 December 2020

Marginal and informal housing a COVID health risk

New research finds the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a rise in underlying housing vulnerabilities such as overcrowding and a link between falling demand for Airbnb style short-term rental accommodation and an increase in long-term private rental housing availability.
01 December 2020

Strategic plan sets change in motion for Architecture, Design and Planning

The newly released 2020-2023 Strategic Plan for the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning details the path to continued innovation and thought leadership to build a sustainable future.
20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
18 November 2020

Over $1 million in ARC funding for our researchers

Researchers from the The University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning have been awarded more than $1 million by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for new projects.
28 October 2020

Quality teaching spurs jump in Times subject rankings

The University shows strong performance in the Times Higher Education subject rankings.