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11 November 2020

Responsible business platform wins Sydney Genesis startup competition

Relievables, a responsible business management platform, has won the Sydney Genesis competition, the University of Sydney's flagship startup accelerator program.
11 November 2020

Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia elects Garry Barrett

Professor Barrett, Head of the School of Economics, will join 37 other new appointees to the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia - the nation's top social sciences advisory body.
02 November 2020

Future leaders in India addressing inequality and sustainability

A robot that can clean human waste, empowering women to create a team-based delivery workforce, and a portable shower pod to recycle shower water are the three ideas that were chosen as the winners of the University of Sydney's inaugural India Innovation Challenge.
29 October 2020

University alumna appointed to highest court in Australia

The Masters of Law graduate, solicitor, barrister and Federal Court judge has been elevated to the highest legal decision-making body in the country.
28 October 2020

Thomas Maschmeyer wins Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation 2020

The Prime Minister has recognised Thomas Maschmeyer for his work taking fundamental science to commercialisation in fields that address environmental problems: plastic-waste recycling and safe, scalable storage for renewable energy.
27 October 2020

Professor Edward Holmes named as NSW Scientist of the Year

One of the world's top authorities on viruses has been busy this year studying the emergence of SARS-CoV-2. His work has been recognised with the state's top honour for scientists.
23 October 2020

Impact of COVID-19 widens gender equity gap: panel

Last week, Professor Rae Cooper from the Business School and Professor Renae Ryan from the School of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health were panelists for an OECD discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on women in STEM.
22 October 2020

Lack of face-to-face contact could harm young professionals' careers

Less face-to-face interactions at work, due to COVID-19, could harm the long-term career prospects of young professionals, according to a new global survey that included University of Sydney graduates.
21 October 2020

University strong performer in US News rankings

University continues strong performance in prestigious American rankings which rank universities from 86 countries on academic research and reputation.
21 October 2020

Financial return of a university education impacted by a nation's income inequality

University of Sydney economists have determined a correlation between a country's level of income inequality, and the wage boost people can expert as a result of graduating from university; the 'university wage premium'.