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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.
25 November 2020

Sydney wins five Eureka Prizes for 2020

Five University of Sydney finalists have been named as Eureka Prize winners in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
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.
23 November 2020

Inaugural China Gallery show examines culture of auspiciousness

Auspicious: Motifs in Chinese Art at the China Gallery runs until November 2021.
20 November 2020

Vice-Chancellor awarded CASE Asia-Pacific Leadership Award

The Vice-Chancellor has been recognised with a leadership award from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education.
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

Fast weight loss and healthy lifestyle provides diabetes hope

A new global study combining fast weight loss, healthy eating and physical activity has been more successful than any previous diabetes prevention study.
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.
19 November 2020

Battery-storage 'living lab' wins AFR Higher Education Award

The University of Sydney has won the inaugural AFR Higher Education Award-Sustainability for supporting chemist Thomas Maschmeyer and his game-changing innovations, including a solar light bench prototype rolled out on campus.

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).