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09 October 2017

The major donation that began with dinner under the stars

Twenty years ago, Dr Virginia Hood had dinner in the desert with Dr Charles Perkins AO. Now her donation to the University of Sydney is supporting the research centre named in his honour.

09 October 2017

From scholarship to fellowship

Mabs Melville scholarship recipients Dr Camilla Whittington and Dr Angela Crean have been awarded L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowships, which will ensure more important research into the biology of reproduction.

09 October 2017

A lesson in Japanese language and literature

Honorary Associate Professor Sakuko Matsui has dedicated her life's work to the study of Japanese language and literature.

09 October 2017

A bequest that has transformed research into liver disease

Before Robert Storr passed away from liver cancer in 1992, he pledged his support for medical research into this devastating illness and its treatment.

09 October 2017

3 facts about gun laws in Australia

Before the introduction of the National Firearms Agreement in 1996, gun laws in Australia looked very different. Injury prevention expert Associate Professor Philip Alpers details three evidence-based facts about gun reform.

09 October 2017

Quality improvement closing the gap, saving money in indigenous health

The use of continuous quality improvement activities raises the quality and quantity of preventive healthcare delivered to Indigenous Australians, University of Sydney research reveals.

09 October 2017

3 ways millennials do politics differently

Millennials’ political engagement is quite distinct from that of their baby boomer and Gen X predecessors. Professor Ariadne Vromen explains in this Open for Discussion episode.

09 October 2017

Meet our innovators

From developing a new way for millennials to save for retirement to connecting pet sitters with pet owners, meet four of our postgraduate students and alumni who are forging careers as innovators and entrepreneurs. 

09 October 2017

Help! I still don't know what career I want...

If you struggle committing to a new TV show, the idea of deciding what to do after university can be daunting. But there’s good news! You’re not alone and you’re not going to be shackled to one career choice forever.