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14 November 2018

Why we're turning to satire for news

How satire is shifting audience expectations, worldviews and society-at-large.

13 November 2018

A winning formula - student built car now race ready

Engineering students from the Sydney Motorsport team have successfully built and test driven their competition vehicle, which they will be entering in the 2018 Formula SAE competition.
13 November 2018

Shaping great places: The future is in good hands

A student team from the Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning has won Landcom's Collaborative Urban Teaching Platform competition, to be awarded at the annual research and learning showcase, Co.Lab 2018.
12 November 2018

Global mathematics institute launched at the University of Sydney

The institute will play a critical role in transforming the cultural status of mathematics in Australia and connecting all Australian mathematicians to the very best in the global research community.
12 November 2018

Few doctors prescribe medical cannabis for chemo-induced nausea

Few doctors are prescribing medical cannabis to treat nausea and vomiting caused by chemotherapy because good evidence is lacking, say experts in today's Medical Journal of Australia.
09 November 2018

INCUBATE launches startup hub for students and researchers

Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM has launched startup accelerator INCUBATE's new INCUBATE Hub in the Wentworth Building; a custom-built innovation space designed to foster collaboration.
09 November 2018

100 years since Armistice

More than 2500 University men and women served overseas during the Great War. This Sunday 11 November, as we mark 100 years since the Armistice, we reflect on two people who returned to contribute their expertise to post war Australia.

09 November 2018

Burney calls for First Nations to provoke, irritate and inspire

Wiradjiri woman and Federal MP for Barton, Hon Linda Burney, has paid tribute to the revered leader at the University of Sydney 2018 Dr Charles Perkins AO Annual Memorial Oration and Memorial Prize recognising his achievements and celebrating his legacy.
08 November 2018

Student researching renewable energy wins Rhodes scholarship

Current undergraduate student Brian O'Callaghan will take his research in renewable energy to the next level when he heads to Oxford as the 2019 NSW Rhodes Scholar.
07 November 2018

Professor Mary O'Kane awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate in Science to Professor Mary O'Kane AC for her lifelong contributions to science, engineering, national policy and higher education.