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17 May 2019

Timor-Leste aims to become world's first plastics-neutral country

University spin-out company Licella will use catalytic technology developed by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer as part of global consortium to donate plastics recycling plant to the people of Timor-Leste.
17 May 2019

Vale Bob Hawke

Chancellor of the University of Sydney Belinda Hutchinson AM and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence AC today honoured former Prime Minister Bob Hawke AC who passed away on Thursday 16 May 2019.
16 May 2019

Leading virtuoso Zhang Qiang and prodigious pipa performer Liu Lu in concert

One of the world's greatest pipa players, Zhang Qiang, will join Sydney Conservatorium of Music lecturer Liu Lu to perform for the first time in Australia.
16 May 2019

Epilepsy prediction device receives Microsoft grant

The University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering has been awarded an AI for Accessibility grant from Microsoft to support its efforts developing solutions that improve the independence for people living with epilepsy.
16 May 2019

Researchers join multi-billion dollar smart satellite revolution

The University of Sydney will be a key player in one of the most significant space industry research concentrations in Australia as part of a new Cooperative Research Centre for Smart Satellite Technologies and Analytics.
16 May 2019

Sydney Con International Jazz Festival 2019

International stars and Australian jazz heavyweights descend upon Sydney as The University of Sydney's Conservatorium of Music hosts its third annual International Jazz Festival on Sunday 2 June.
16 May 2019

Cane toads are 'reluctant warriors' when it comes to oozing toxin

Cane toads are exhausted by releasing their deadly toxin and will go to great lengths not to release it. They far prefer to run or freeze when a predator approaches.
15 May 2019

Meet the man on a mission to bring science to Indigenous students

Access to educational resources has been a long-standing problem for remote Indigenous communities. Staff member and Kamilaroi man Corey Tutt is tackling the issue by bringing books to Indigenous students in rural schools.
15 May 2019

Lady Primrose Potter AC receives Honorary Fellowship

Lady Primrose Potter AC has been named an Honorary Fellow of the University of Sydney in recognition of her services to the arts, medicine, and sciences in Australia.
15 May 2019

Tech for electorate mapping wins innovation competition

Days out from the federal election, a software company that helps charities, business and community groups influence politicians using data and technology, has won the University of Sydney Genesis innovation competition.