Articles published in 2023

23 November 2023

"Know Your Landlord"

Urbanism researchers at the School of Architecture, Design and Planning have launched a creative project, "Know Your Landlord", an operational website that aims to empower renters by showing a potential future where they could have more control in the rental process.
22 November 2023

University of Sydney and Westmead celebrate new health milestone

The University of Sydney celebrated 45 years of this historic health collaboration and innovation at a gala which showcased key historic research and healthcare achievements in Westmead's history.
22 November 2023

Australia takes EPICC step to cervical cancer elimination

A consortium led by the Daffodil Centre will accelerate the World Health Organization's strategy to eliminate cervical cancer thanks to new funding from the Australian Government.
22 November 2023

Sydney professors elected Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences

Three esteemed University of Sydney professors have earned peer recognition for their significant global contributions to history and psychology.
22 November 2023

NSW Ambulance and University of Sydney partner for future health workforce

The partnership will explore a number of opportunities, bringing together the individual expertise of NSW Ambulance and the University of Sydney, to create fit-for-purpose education programs and enhance specialist research that aligns with the Future Health Strategic Framework.
22 November 2023

Quantum tech for health: Sydney team wins Wellcome Leap contract

A multidisciplinary team at Sydney Nano from the Sydney Medical School, Physics and Chemistry is using emerging quantum technology to explore new molecules to treat disease.
22 November 2023

Should OpenAI's board have fired Sam Altman?

OpenAI's board is facing backlash for firing CEO Sam Altman - but it's good it had the power to, writes Dr Joanne Gray, Lecturer in Media and Communications. She argues big tech companies could benefit from more accountability.
21 November 2023

Report reveals the human cost of climate inaction

New projections from the 2023 Lancet Countdown report reveals a world moving in the wrong direction on climate change, and how delayed action is a growing threat to our health
21 November 2023

University of Sydney Vietnam Institute appoints Executive Director

Professor Thu-Anh Nguyen has been named Executive Director of the new University of Sydney Vietnam Institute, bringing extensive research and leadership experience to the role.

20 November 2023

Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita is brought to astonishing life on stage

Dr Alexander Howard, Senior Lecturer in English, reviews a riotous new stage adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov's novel The Master and Margarita, known for its supernatural satire.
20 November 2023

Vice-Chancellor returns to China

A senior leadership delegation from the University visited China to meet with alumni, graduating students, senior officials at partner institutions and other organisations.
20 November 2023

Not too late to innovate on gig economy regulation

Expert suggests industry self-regulation could produce more sustainable outcomes.
17 November 2023

University collaboration with Safran opens new horizons for research and technology developments

The University of Sydney has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Safran Electronics & Defense Australasia, a subsidiary of the global aerospace and defence company Safran.
16 November 2023

The power of stories to help or hinder progress

Humanity has always been driven by stories, and their power in a post-truth world will be the topic of exploration for the 2023 Cleveringa Address, to be held at the University of Sydney Business School on Monday 27 November.
15 November 2023

Sydney academics recognised for impact in highly cited list

Twenty-seven University of Sydney academics have been recognised as leaders in their field in this year's 2023 Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list.
15 November 2023

University of Sydney secures four prestigious ARC Linkage Grants

The University of Sydney has secured funding to kick-start four new projects with industry and government partners, including the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Australian Department of Primary Industries.
15 November 2023

Delaying cord clamping could halve risk of death in premature babies

Two University of Sydney led studies have given further weight to the benefits of delayed cord clamping, finding waiting for at least two minutes to clamp the umbilical cord of premature babies at birth could decrease the child's risk of death.
15 November 2023

Sydney researchers win NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering

Three researchers from the University of Sydney have received NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering, recognising their impactful work on the local and global stage across science, health and engineering.
15 November 2023

Downloading NASA's dark matter data from above the clouds

Data from a NASA mission to map dark matter around galaxy clusters has been saved by a new recovery system designed by scientists at the University of Sydney. The system allowed the retrieval of gigabytes of information, even after communication failed and the balloon-based telescope was damaged in the landing process.
14 November 2023

Georgina Long and Richard Scolyer named NSW Australians of the Year

Congratulations to Professor Georgina Long AO and Professor Richard Scolyer AO from the University of Sydney and Co-Medical Directors of the Melanoma Institute, jointly named 2024 NSW Australian of the Year for their life-saving melanoma work.