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01 October 2020

"Green" cement pour yields concrete results

University of Sydney researchers successfully create environmentally friendly, carbon dioxide-loaded cement using waste and industrial by-products.
29 September 2020

Vale Susan Ryan

Following the recent passing of Susan Ryan, the University of Sydney community pays tribute to Australia's first female minister who was an alumna of the University.
28 September 2020

More than fiscal stimulus: an alternate plan to reboot the economy

Assembled by the Sydney Policy Lab, businesses, community groups, unions and academics have united to propose an alternative economic strategy and future for Australia.
24 September 2020

New strategic partnership to strengthen Australian civil society

COVID-19 has exposed and exacerbated social and economic issues in Australian society. The Sydney Policy Lab and the Paul Ramsay Foundation will work with civil society organisations to learn how to address these issues now, and into the future.
23 September 2020

Sydney University's Master of Management ranks first in Australia

The University of Sydney Business School's Master of Management has again ranked first in Australia in the QS Business School Rankings, placing it among the top 30 programs globally.
22 September 2020

Dual burden of malnutrition in India's wealthy households

University of Sydney researcher Dr Chandana Maitra is helping to shed light on the complex problem of malnutrition in India - a problem she says has been exacerbated by the coronavirus pandemic.
17 September 2020

Supporting vulnerable students during disasters

Universities have had to rapidly develop strategies to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic. But are the strategies helping equity students, including those with parenting and caring responsibilities, international students, women and students from low socio-economic backgrounds?
07 September 2020

Our 3 Minute Thesis and Visualise Your Thesis winners

Using synthetically made spider venom to potentially create a life-changing drug to finding out how far stingless bees travel during their search for queens are among the winning presentations of the 3 Minute Thesis and Visualise Your Thesis competitions.

04 September 2020

Online celebration for graduating class of 2020

On Thursday, more than 5300 people around the world tuned in to celebrate the University of Sydney's graduating class of 2020.

04 September 2020

A reason to track your backyard snails

Snails' small presence - physically and in our consciousness - belies their outsized predicament and significance to ecosystems. Associate Professor Thom van Dooren and his colleagues want to highlight this through an inclusive, interactive citizen science project.