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25 January 2023

University appoints new Director, Museums and Cultural Engagement

Michael Dagostino is the new Director of Museums and Cultural Engagement, looking after the Chau Chak Wing Museum and Seymour Centre, and other cultural outreach activities.
22 December 2022

Research partnership extended with Thales Australia

The University of Sydney and Thales Australia have extended their longstanding partnership to continue research and development of transformational solutions in aerospace, space, defence and digital security fields.
22 December 2022

Sydney boosts support for under-represented students

The University of Sydney is changing the way it supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds as it prepares to welcome a more diverse intake in 2023.
16 December 2022

Sydney Biomedical Accelerator wins partnership of the year

State-of-the-art biomedical research complex wins Partnership of the Year Award at Sydney Local Health District's 2022 Innovation and Excellence Awards.
16 December 2022

How to save money on electricity this summer

The cost of living has gone up, and along with it, so has electricity. Glenn Platt, a Professor of Practice in the School of Electrical and Information Engineering and Director at Emergent Group, shares his summer energy-saving tips.
14 December 2022

Sydney students chosen for prestigious scholarship cohort

With 150 scholars, including five University of Sydney students, the 2023 New Colombo Plan (NCP) Scholarship is the largest cohort of scholars to travel to the Indo-Pacific.

14 December 2022

University of Sydney and University of Melbourne launch Virtual Reading Room

Two of Australia's largest rare and special collections libraries are now available to the community to view and research online. Digital access to items will be provided in one-on-one, real-time Virtual Reading Room appointments.

13 December 2022

A remedy for life

Author Ruth Wilson's quest to 'thoroughly understand her own heart', as Jane Austen wrote in her novel Emma, led her to study a PhD in her eighties and to pen a memoir which highlights a lifetime of lessons learnt from Austen's novels.
09 December 2022

Kevin McCann AO awarded Doctor of Laws (honoris causa)  

The University of Sydney awards a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) to Kevin McCann AO for his exemplary contributions to law, social justice and fostering international relations.

07 December 2022

Associate Professor Catherine Storey OAM awarded Honorary Fellowship 

The University of Sydney awards an Honorary Fellowship to Associate Professor Catherine Storey OAM for her impacts on the field of medicine, neurology, education and the history of medicine.