28 March 2024

Medicine and health researchers honoured with NHMRC Research Excellence Awards

Professor Katy Bell, Professor Anthony Don and Dr Johanna Birrell, researchers from the Faculty of Medicine and Health, have been awarded NHMRC Research Excellence Awards.
27 March 2024

University of Sydney researchers to inform government on jobs, skills and immigration

Three University of Sydney academics have had their research expertise recognised with appointments to councils informing Australian government policy in the critical areas of jobs and skilled immigration policy.
26 March 2024

The safety of our community is always our first priority

Following recent media coverage, the University of Sydney has released a statement to correct the record and reiterate our commitment to balancing free speech alongside the safety of our whole community.
26 March 2024

Atelier Bow-Wow named 2024 Rothwell Chair

Acclaimed Japanese architects from studio Atelier Bow-Wow have been announced as the 2024 Garry and Susan Rothwell Chairs in Architectural Design Leadership at the University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning.
25 March 2024

'Urgent and sustainable' action needed to safeguard health: MJA-Lancet Countdown

Leading scientists behind the latest MJA-Lancet Countdown report call for urgent and sustainable action to safeguard against the health impacts of climate change.
22 March 2024

Svetlana Sterlin wins Australia's richest poetry prize

Svetlana Sterlin, a Brisbane poet, has won the 2023 Helen Anne Bell Poetry Bequest Award for her book-length unpublished manuscript called If Movement were a Language. The prize includes $40,000 and publication of her manuscript by Vagabond Press.
21 March 2024

Robyn Ward appointed chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee

Professor Robyn Ward AM, Executive Dean and Pro Vice-Chancellor of Medicine and Health, has been appointed Chair of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee, an independent expert body that advises the Government on funding medicines.
21 March 2024

American Civil War: prize-winning new book reveals plight of underage soldiers

Associate Professor Frances M. Clarke, an historian in the School of Humanities, has won the Lincoln Prize, the highest American Civil War history prize, for her book exploring the importance of underage enlistment in the American Civil War era.
20 March 2024

Explorers Club: from the Poles to Everest, the Moon and now the stars

Only 222 flags have ever been issued, including to Neil Armstrong, Roald Amundsen, Tensing Norgay & Edmund Hilary - and now Professor Peter Tuthill's team looking for signs of habitable planets just four light years away.
18 March 2024

Ground-breaking research informs NSW AI inquiry

Sydney Law School researchers have provided evidence on the use of automated decision-making in state and local government sectors in New South Wales (NSW) at the NSW Artificial Intelligence Inquiry.