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08 March 2018

Why we need to make room for food

Every year we lose two million hectares of land to urban sprawl. With Sydney’s property market booming, an expert panel explained why we need to make room for the production of nutritious food.
08 March 2018

Professor Hala Zreiqat named NSW Premier's Woman of the Year

Pioneering biomaterials and tissue engineer Professor Hala Zreiqat has been awarded the NSW Premier's Award for Woman of the Year.
07 March 2018

Ancient Egyptian treasures discovered in suburban Sydney home

Almost 200 Egyptian antiquities discovered in a Northbridge home have been donated to the University. The collection - acquired by a late grandfather during his war service - includes coffin fragments and a mummified animal.
07 March 2018

Sydney welcomes NSW Government support for Quantum Academy

University is taking the lead to cement the Sydney basin as a global centre of excellence in quantum training, technology and investment.
06 March 2018

Significant gaps between working women's career goals and reality

Australian workplaces are not ready to meet young women's career aspirations or support their future success, according to a new national report by University of Sydney researchers.
06 March 2018

Sydney Policy Lab fellows combine theory and practice

Gender equality, valuing the benefits of infrastructure projects and online dispute resolution are among the policy issues being tackled by the University of Sydney's inaugural Sydney Policy Lab fellows.
05 March 2018

Engineering a better experience for sick kids

Dr Naseem Ahmadpour is working with clinicians at Westmead to design virtual and augmented reality experiences to distract kids in hospital.
05 March 2018

10 Sydney women to watch

This International Women's Day we celebrate 10 remarkable University of Sydney women who are making substantial contributions to improving people's lives and the world we live in.
05 March 2018

Make peace, not war on cancer

A new musical play opening at The Seymour Centre dramatises the realities of living with cancer by revealing what happens when people have a life-shortening illness.
02 March 2018

Government's foreign donations bill is flawed

The federal government's bill is highly vulnerable to a constitutional challenge and needs to be redrafted, writes Professor Anne Twomey from the University of Sydney Law School.