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29 November 2017

Broderick report on cultural renewal at colleges received

The University of Sydney today received a report from Elizabeth Broderick on cultural renewal at its residential colleges and announced it will be accepting all of the report’s recommendations. 

29 November 2017

Four subjects in top 50 of THE world rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked in the world's top 50 in four subjects in the Times Higher Education 2017-18 World University Rankings by subject and in the top 100 for a further six.

29 November 2017

International scholarship holders heading home to help

From Palestine in the Middle East to Tonga in the Pacific, from Indonesia in Southeast Asia to Brazil in South America, this year’s international scholarship holders come from across the globe. 

28 November 2017

Key component to scale up quantum computing invented

Miniaturisation of the microwave circulator is part of a revolution in device engineering needed to build a large-scale quantum computer.

28 November 2017

9 changes our experts say could improve your digital rights

University of Sydney researchers surveyed 1600 Australians for the Digital Rights in Australia report, funded by the Sydney Research Excellence Initiative. 

28 November 2017

It's not too late to fight for our digital rights

Experts say it's time to protect digital rights, as a major survey details public attitudes to digital privacy, surveillance, and online freedom of speech.

27 November 2017

Parental diet affects offspring immunity: meta-analysis

A multidisciplinary wide-ranging study has found a close relationship exists between parents' diets and the immunity of offspring, with implications for wildlife conservation and agriculture as well as human health.

27 November 2017

$9.3 million state-of-the-art education centre launches at Westmead

A $9.3 million teaching and learning centre officially opened at Westmead Hospital today. 

27 November 2017

A gift in kind? How kind! The weirdest donations to the University

A Picasso wrapped in plastic. A beetle as big as a rat. Gruesome medical gadgets. Over the years, generous benefactors have given the University of Sydney a rich and rare array of donations in kind.

27 November 2017

Majority of Australians say online privacy beyond their control

A survey of 1600 Australians details attitudes to online privacy, surveillance, digital disruption at work, and online freedom of speech.