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04 December 2020

Eco-friendly pens startup collaborating with students on global distribution

William Tjo was always an environmentally conscious student while studying at the University of Sydney. But it wasn't until co-founding Paper Pens Co., a startup that produces eco-friendly gel pens, that he was able to put his passion into practice.
30 November 2020

Technology fast-tracks hydrogen-fuelled future

University of Sydney researchers have developed an efficient process to convert water into hydrogen - a breakthrough in the development of this clean energy resource.
30 November 2020

Why single, older women without children face economic insecurity

A first-of-its-kind study examining the economic security of single older women without children has busted the myth that people without children must have uninterrupted careers and healthy retirement savings.
25 November 2020

Electric 'aero-ambulance' developed at the University of Sydney

'Vertiia', designed to take off like a helicopter and fly like a plane, will improve patient transfer times and safety. It aims to be the most efficient and longest range eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft globally.
24 November 2020

David Anstice continues support for Sydney, funding MBA scholarships

Eight years after establishing a scholarship for students in the MBA program, David Anstice has generously extended scholarships for emerging leaders from the not-for-profit sector for a further five years.
20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
20 November 2020

The untapped potential of soil carbon

For National Agriculture Day this year we are highlighting the work of our world-class soil scientists who are rethinking how the Earth's skin - our living soil - can be used in the fight to control climate change.
19 November 2020

Sydney academics recognised for workplace health and wellbeing research

A team of researchers at the University of Sydney Business School have been recognised in the inaugural Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) awards for innovation and excellence in research.
18 November 2020

Our unis need international students and must choose the high or low road

It is right that we have a robust debate about the international student presence on our campuses, writes Professor John Shields (Academic Director, International at the University of Sydney Business School).
12 November 2020

Why Australia shouldn't abandon international education

The proposition that Australia's public universities should retreat from the international education market, including China, and focus largely or even solely on domestic students is based on a "false binary", according to a new discussion paper.