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21 April 2016

Vale Dame Leonie Kramer

The University of Sydney expresses its condolences to Dame Leonie Kramer's family and her large community of friends, following news of the passing of the former chancellor. 

21 April 2016

An Anzac myth

In this essay for The Monthly, Professor Mark McKenna considers whether Turkey and Australia have memorialised a romantic image of Gallipoli. 

21 April 2016

Universities need funding reform, not more cuts

A large cut to university funding will hurt Australia's innovation plans, writes Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence. 

21 April 2016

Wakil donation to transform approach to health care

The University of Sydney has received a $35 million gift from the Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation.  In 2015 the Wakils gave an unprecedented $10.8 million to Sydney Nursing School to establish 12 annual nursing scholarships, bringing their total University giving to nearly $46 million. 

21 April 2016

Game of Thrones and the fluid world of medieval gender

The hit television series Games of Thrones never even approaches the slippery and surprising world of gender manipulation and redefinition that existed in medieval spirituality, writes Dr Juanita Ruys.