September - The University of Sydney



24 September 2019

University launches new six-year Disability Inclusion Action Plan

The University of Sydney has reached an important milestone in inclusion and access for people with disability, with today's launch of its Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2019-24 during Disability Inclusion Week.
23 September 2019

How we are tackling dementia and stigma

A language app to improve diagnosis and peer-support dementia coaching are some of the Sydney projects aiming to tackle the obstacles and stigma surrounding dementia.
23 September 2019

Sydney University's Raising the Bar returns Wednesday 16 October

Tickets are now available for Raising the Bar 2019. Join us across the CBD, Surry Hills and - for the first time - Parramatta, as 21 academics deliver 21 talks across 11 bars in one night.

23 September 2019

Climate explained: why don't we have electric aircraft?

Electric cars, trains, trams and boats already exist. That logically leads to the question: why are we not seeing large electric aircraft? And will we see them any time soon? Aeronautical engineering academic, Dr Dries Verstraete explains.
23 September 2019

University of Sydney recognised with gender equity award

The University of Sydney has received a SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze Award, as part of its commitment to the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. SAGE is a partnership between the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
23 September 2019

How to creatively transform education

Together with external creative arts and education powerhouses, University of Sydney academics aim to embed creativity in curricula so that students become 21st Century-ready
20 September 2019

First Sydney Scholars India winners

Undergraduate students Madhullikaa Singh from Mumbai and Aryan Bhatia from Delhi are the inaugural recipients of the two major scholarships offered under the Sydney Scholars India Scholarship program, valued at up to AU$200,000 (INR 10,000,000) each.
20 September 2019

The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence

Professor Celine Boehm welcomes $35 million funding for national research centre to answer one of physics great open questions.
19 September 2019

Sydney University graduates named most employable in Australia

University of Sydney graduates have been named the most employable in Australia and fourth globally in the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
18 September 2019

Innovation must be a priority for boards, finds new study

Boards that fail to understand the importance of innovation may block business growth opportunities and underestimate the impact of digital disruption, according to a report by the University of Sydney Business School and AICD.