Skip to main content

September

Articles

14 September 2021

Funding awarded to 'close gaps' in global vaccination coverage

A project led by social scientist Professor Julie Leask has received $2.3 million federal government funding to investigate and develop solutions to improve vaccine uptake and global vaccination programs.
14 September 2021

University awards record number of India Scholarships

The University of Sydney has awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships under a scheme that aims to discover India's future leaders.

14 September 2021

Sydney awarded $61 million for health research

University of Sydney researchers have received $61 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the health of Australians.
13 September 2021

COVID vaccine mandates need to be justified and fair to succeed

Mandatory vaccination proposals must be backed by "strong justification", and less restrictive avenues to increase uptake must be "meaningfully attempted" first, write Professor Julie Leask and co-authors in the MJA.
13 September 2021

Restricting welfare payments reduces Indigenous school attendance

In 2007, as part of the Northern Territory Emergency Response, the federal government restricted welfare payments in several Indigenous communities with the aim of enhancing child welfare. Newly published research suggests that in terms of schooling, it had the opposite effect.
13 September 2021

Sydney University's Master of Management ranked first in Australia

The University of Sydney Business School has ranked first in Australia in two recent global rankings of the Master of Management program.
10 September 2021

Experts reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11

Tomorrow, it will have been 20 years since Al Qaeda hijacked and crashed aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre towers in New York and the Pentagon, fundamentally shifting geopolitics in the 21st century. University of Sydney experts reflect on the events that transpired and the lessons learnt as a result.
10 September 2021

University spin-out Gelion to make next-gen batteries in Sydney

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer is turning foundational science into commercial solutions to meet the challenges of the renewable energy transition. And it means high-tech, green jobs in Western Sydney.
09 September 2021

Your child's well-being must come first: 5 lockdown tips

Social and emotional well-being is the greatest cost of lockdowns, for both students and parents, writes Dr Nikki Brunker in Education. Schools are supporting students, and we can look for glimmers of hope in supporting our children respond to challenges.
09 September 2021

Principles for reopening Australia

A taskforce comprised of high-profile leaders convened by the University of Sydney offers six principles to guide the way to an open, democratic and unified society as part of Australia's pandemic response.