08 December 2015

University trio honoured for human rights work

Dr Dinesh Wadiwel, Professor Mary Crock and Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO have received National Ethnic Disability Alliance medals for their ongoing advocacy for the rights of migrants with disabilities.

07 December 2015

Vale Bob Leece, Pro-Chancellor and Fellow of Senate

Yesterday the University of Sydney community lost one of its strongest advocates with the sad news that Fellow of Senate Robert (Bob) Leece AO RFD (BE(Civil) '69) had passed away at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital surrounded by his family.

07 December 2015

University of Sydney celebrates 50 years of Molonglo

On its 50th anniversary, the Molonglo Observatory Synthesis Telescope will undergo major upgrades to deliver new capabilities for astronomers

07 December 2015

Exhibition offers thumbnail of rise of women in contemporary art

Women in Power is a free University Art Gallery show based on the bequest of J W Power.

07 December 2015

New chip technology inspired by student laser projector

University of Sydney electrical and information engineering researchers have developed a new silicon alignment and packaging system that could improve the manufacturing efficiency of biomedical and measurement sensors.

07 December 2015

University of Sydney joins $50 million Uniseed fund

The University of Sydney and CSIRO are the newest partners in Uniseed, a venture fund dedicated to commercialising university research, currently launching a new $50 million investment fund. 

07 December 2015

How funds from parents boost home ownership rates

Gifts and bequests aid home attainment but widen wealth inequality, notes a new report.

07 December 2015

'No-drill' dentistry stops tooth decay, says research

A University of Sydney study has revealed that tooth decay (dental caries) can be stopped, reversed, and prevented without the need for the traditional 'fill and drill' approach that has dominated dental care for decades.

04 December 2015

Quality of University of Sydney research confirmed

One-hundred percent of the University of Sydney's research has been rated at above, or well above, world standard in the 2015 Excellence in Research for Australia report.

04 December 2015

World first: University of Sydney scientists reverse dog dementia with stem cell therapy

The tale of Timmy the Cocker Spaniel isn't just a comeback story to warm the hearts of dog lovers, it's a breakthrough that could offer real hope to millions of people affected by dementia.