From nursing to academia, Indigenous health advocacy to philanthropy, Professor Lisa Jackson Pulver's legacy is one that she wants to live on - a gift in her Will to the University of Sydney is helping her to realise it.
Jennie Mackenzie's generous donation will offer critical support to early career researchers and encourage collaboration across disciplines at the Charles Perkins Centre.
Ellie à Beckett left the majority of her estate as a gift in her will to advance bowel cancer research. Nine years on, researchers are edging closer to improved patient outcomes, with help from some surprising collaborators - your gut microbiome.
A donor-funded collaboration between the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre and the Sydney Conservatorium of Music is exploring whether musical interventions could help those at risk of cognitive decline.
Successful business woman, Mary Henderson, knows opportunity doesn't come to everyone. Mature-age study at the University of Sydney confirmed that idea, as she worked to advance causes important to her.
For more than three decades, the Save Sight Institute has been world leader in eye research. Professor Peter McCluskey knows how important bequests have been to achieving its many breakthroughs.
Mabs Melville scholarship recipients Dr Camilla Whittington and Dr Angela Crean have been awarded L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowships, which will ensure more important research into the biology of reproduction.
The world-renowned Storr Liver Centre, established from the generous bequest of Robert Storr, has made ground-breaking advancements in the fight against liver cancer and the prevention and treatment of liver disease.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Challis Bequest Society, which acknowledges the people who make provision for the University in their wills. Bequests are made for many reasons. Tom Brown's bequest was born out of his great passion for archaeology.
Bequests have the power to fast-track the vital work we do at the university. The generosity of those who believe in the betterment of society through education has become an integral part of the University's history. It's been that way since 1850.
While Ancient Greek may "never be as popular as Psychology 101", a generous bequest will advance the study of languages, literature, philosophy and civilisation.
A $15 million bequest from a modest resident of Wellington, NSW will provide a huge boon for the University's research into the state’s second most common cancer.