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08 June 2023

Nazanin Boniadi receives 2023 Sydney Peace Prize

Iranian-born actress Nazanin Boniadi has been announced as the 2023 Sydney Peace Prize winner in a ceremony at Sydney Town Hall.
07 June 2023

Powering up: MCA Australia and University announce new partnership

The Museum of Contemporary Art Australia and the University's Power Institute have announced a new research partnership on contemporary art and visual culture.
05 June 2023

Sydney invests in Australia's research future with innovative fellowship scheme

An unprecedented investment by the University will support up to 40 new continuing positions, empowering the world's most talented emerging researchers to undertake innovative research to address some of the biggest challenges of our time.
01 June 2023

Why building more won't make houses affordable

Professor Nicole Gurran from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning says governments around the world are searching for how to fix housing affordability, but the solutions will have to be local and community based.
25 May 2023

The Voice is about 'integration not separatism' says Noel Pearson

At a recent Sydney Ideas event on the Voice to Parliament, Indigenous lawyer and land rights activist Noel Pearson gave an impassioned address on the importance of constitutional recognition for First Nations Australians.
24 May 2023

Vice-Chancellor welcomes Prime Minister Modi to Australia

University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Mark Scott AO, joins Australian business leaders in welcoming the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, His Excellency Shri Narendra Modi.
24 May 2023

Film critic and television personality awarded a Doctor of Letters

The University of Sydney awarded Margaret Pomeranz AM a Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) for her impact on popular culture, film and performing arts.
24 May 2023

The complex reasons women receive fewer research grants

A new article co-authored by Professor Emma Johnston, University of Sydney Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), unearths the ambiguous issues underpinning the lack of research grants for women.
22 May 2023

Degree of Doctor of Business presented to global business leader  

David Thodey AO has received a degree of Doctor of Business for his contributions to business, telecommunications and public service.
19 May 2023

Mad Max director admitted to the degree of Doctor of Letters

The University of Sydney awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) to George Miller for his contributions to the silver screen in Australia and worldwide.