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31 May 2021

Sydney awarded Gold at the Australian LGBTQ Inclusion Awards

The University of Sydney has been named as a 'gold employer' at the Australian LGBTQ Awards, which recognises Australia's top organisations for inclusion based on the results of the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI).  

28 May 2021

World-first multiple sclerosis global image database launched

A world-first global MS image database launched in Australia today complementing MSBase, the largest clinical MS patient registry, to advance MS research with potential for earlier diagnosis and precision monitoring.

28 May 2021

Sydney Law School endorses Uluru Statement

The University of Sydney Law School has called on the Commonwealth government to enshrine a First Nations Voice to Parliament in the Australian Constitution, and to establish a Makarrata Commission, as Australia's First Nations People have requested.
28 May 2021

Artificial intelligence pioneers awarded honorary doctorates

The University of Sydney has awarded honorary doctorates to Mr Chris Vonwiller and Dr Julia Vonwiller in recognition of pioneering work that revolutionised technological frameworks worldwide.
27 May 2021

New vaccine offers hope for dogs with cancer

A promising vaccine stimulates the patient's immune system to fight cancer.

27 May 2021

Key workers pushed out of Sydney and Melbourne by high housing costs

Only two local government areas across greater Sydney and one in Melbourne have a median house price that is affordable to key workers on moderate incomes, according to new research led by Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
26 May 2021

Uluru Statement from the Heart wins 2021 Sydney Peace Prize

A push for First Nations recognition in the Constitution has been awarded Australia's only international prize for peace - the Sydney Peace Prize.
26 May 2021

Mental health startup sparked by personal experience wins Genesis

The Grammarly for mental health, Pioneera, has won the Genesis prize in a tight competition between seven entrepreneurs from the University of Sydney.
25 May 2021

Two academics named 2021 Academy of Science Fellows

Two Sydney academics from the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been named as 2021 Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
25 May 2021

Advances in solar panel technology

The fight against climate change might be gaining pace, but it seems green energy silicon solar cells are reaching their limits. The good news? Professor Anita Ho-Baillie is researching a substance that is cheaper, easier to handle and even more efficient.