Facts & figures
The namesake of Dalyell Scholars:
- A highly distinguished University of Sydney medical graduate, Elsie Jean Dalyell OBE (1881-1948) was the first full-time female academic in the Sydney Medical School. After travelling to London on a University scholarship and then serving in World War I, she conducted pioneering work with a medical team in Vienna, Austria, into childhood diseases. Her academic excellence and commitment to creating her own path are hallmarks of the University’s Dalyell Scholars program.