2023 has been a remarkable year for the Charles Perkins Centre, with a diverse array of significant interdisciplinary research outputs as well as a plethora of new projects and studies, awards, grants, and accolades. We present a selection of some of the key stories and research from Charles Perkins Centre members, collaborators and partners making the news in 2023.
“I'm extraordinarily proud of our work in 2023; our growing collaborations, partnerships, new research studies and projects, as well as continuing philanthropic support, and funding and grants from organisations, government and industries all reflects a flourishing, collaborative research community. Our members are increasingly recognised with national and international accolades – prizes, awards, impact and ranking lists – all of which shows that our multidisciplinary research is being translated and having impact in a multitude of realms," said Professor Stephen J Simpson, Academic Director, Charles Perkins Centre.
It has been another year of astonishing success for the Charles Perkins Centre community. Our multidisciplinary research model continues to build collaborations nationally and internationally, augmenting the success of our research in innovative and impactful ways
“I’m so looking forward to seeing our continuing successes in 2024 which is also the tenth anniversary of the opening of our purpose-built Centre. Congratulations to all those working in and with our community to achieve so much in our first decade.”
Two scientists from the University of Sydney have received nearly a million dollars in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for projects to advance the analysis of ballooning biomedical data.
University of Sydney scientists have discovered a protein in the lung that blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection and forms a natural protective barrier in the human body.
Loneliness is more than just a personal problem. Drs Jennifer Kent, Emily Rugel and Marlee Bower explore how the places in which we live, work and play can be an important factor in fostering connections and building relationships.
Many of these stories create high impact and are picked-up by media outlets nationally and globally, further amplifying our research. A selection of coverage is available on our Media Mentions page. All Charles Perkins Centre news stories are compiled throughout the year. The University of Sydney news portal includes all stories, including the Charles Perkins Centre.