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2017

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07 November 2017

New chair appointed for pioneering research into child health

A $5 million gift will help Professor Natasha Nassar uncover clues that could give babies a better start in life.

06 November 2017

Student scholarship opens the door to opportunity

Each year the University of Sydney offers more than $84 million in student scholarships to provide financial freedom and support to our students. For students like Sophie Clark, a scholarship can make all the difference.

06 November 2017

$2.3 million to support industry partnerships for 21 projects

Twenty-one projects have been awarded funding under the University's industry and community engagement seed fund.

06 November 2017

How can we get more gender diversity in university leadership?

The Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) and University of Sydney co-hosted the 2017 Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership workshop on 1 - 3 November. 

06 November 2017

University of Sydney joins new network to drive defence research

The University of Sydney is one of seven NSW universities who have founded a new network to bolster defence-related research and development activity across the state.

03 November 2017

The Melbourne Cup needs a social licence

What are the ethical and social aspects of using animals as entertainment for horse racing? Professor Paul McGreevy, and urban geographer, Professor Phil McManus, explore.

03 November 2017

University appoints six alumni to governing body

The University of Sydney this week announced the appointment of four new Fellows to its governing Senate, as well as the reappointment of two existing fellows.

02 November 2017

Financial motives drive some doctors’ decisions to offer IVF

Research published today in the journal Human Fertility, suggests the money being made from IVF could be subtly changing the advice doctors give, write Dr Wendy Lipworth and Professor Ian Kerridge.

02 November 2017

Are we barking mad to restrict dogs from riding public transport?

A study of Sydney dog owners has found that an overwhelming 95 percent of people are in favour of dogs riding on public transport, with more than half saying they would do more with their hound if they were allowed.

02 November 2017

What 3 budding entrepreneurs gained from cross-disciplinary program

Three University of Sydney students are among the first to complete a new cross-disciplinary program at the Sydney School of Entrepreneurship.