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12 October 2015

Leadership program offers roles across the University

The newly established Wingara Mura Leadership Program will support outstanding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates to gain qualifications and professional roles across the University.

12 October 2015

What medicines would we pack for a trip to Mars?

Other than some quick self-surgery at the start, the film The Martian does not touch on the medical aspects of survival on Mars or the long trip to and from the red planet, writes Dr Nial Wheate.

12 October 2015

Striking a blow against political donation corruption

By so comprehensively rejecting a challenge to political donation laws by a property developer this week, the High Court has opened the way for more comprehensive reform at the state and federal level, writes Anne Twomey.

12 October 2015

Scientists pave way for diamonds to trace early cancers

Physicists at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems have devised a way to use diamonds to target tumours. The research was published in Nature Communications and led by Professor David Reilly. 

12 October 2015

Book vending machines dispense mind food to students

The University of Sydney will roll out some of the first book vending machines in Australia as part of a novel new initiative to modernise its libraries.

12 October 2015

Richard Bonynge receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sydney

One of Australia’s greatest conductors and pianists, Maestro Richard Bonynge AC CBE, has been recognised for his long-serving dedication to musical excellence with an honorary doctorate.