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2019

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09 December 2019

#TrophySkulls and genuine fakes

From paintings looted by Nazis to human remains traded on Instagram, the Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime provides a peek into a mysterious world.
09 December 2019

Sydney University first in Australia for global student mobility

A survey of 34 Australian universities found the University of Sydney has the largest student mobility program in Australia for the second year in a row, with one in three of the graduating cohort in 2018 undertaking a global mobility experience.
09 December 2019

Essential oil poisoning calls on the rise, children most affected

Experts from the University of Sydney are calling for public awareness on the dangers of ingesting essential oils following an increase in calls to the poisons hotline, with children most affected.
06 December 2019

Could level 2 water restrictions drive up prices?

Designed to save water over summer while dam levels dwindle, could level 2 water restrictions have the unintended affect of driving up prices? Dr Petr Matous explains.
05 December 2019

Update: Camden campus to reopen on Friday 13 December

Our Camden campus will reopen on Friday 13 December 2019 after the evacuation of the campus due to fire risk. We are pleased to report all staff, students and visitors can return to campus with operations resuming as normal.
05 December 2019

58 Discovery Project grants awarded to Sydney researchers

Federal Education Dan Tehan announced the latest round of ARC Discovery Project grants, including funds for 58 research projects involving University of Sydney researchers and administered by the University.
04 December 2019

New NSW Public Policy Institute to be established

A new public policy institute will be established to undertake research on the most pressing public policy issues facing New South Wales.
04 December 2019

Great Barrier Reef study shows how reef copes with rapid sea-level rise

PhD student Kelsey Sanborn has shown how the reef has dealt with environmental stresses in the recent past in order to understand how it might react to climate change in the future.
03 December 2019

The scholarship that helped a young musician follow her passion

For Sydney Conservatorium student Gemma Lawton, a donor-funded scholarship provided much-needed support through illness and injury.
02 December 2019

University of Sydney technology goes global after 20 years

A portable remotely operated drill used for deep sea exploration that was developed by University of Sydney researchers in the 1990s has been sold to a British offshore engineering company.