Staff stories

Dr Thushara Dibley is the Deputy Director of the Sydney Southeast Asia Centre (SSEAC), Australia's premier centre of interdisciplinary academic excellence on Southeast Asia. More

Professor Phyllis Butow AM from the School of Psychology is an NHMRC Principal Research fellow, Co-director of the Centre for Medical Psychology and Evidence-based Decision-making (CeMPED) and Chair of the Psycho-oncology Co-operative Research Group (PoCoG). More

Senior Lecturer Dr Brian Jones is a molecular geneticist in the Faculty of Agriculture and Environment. He teaches and researches developmental biology and the sustainability of food and tree crops. More

Elspeth Probyn's dedication to creating a more inclusive environment at the University shines through in everything she does - from helping organise the Celebrating Women conference last week, to taking a leading role as one of the first members of the University's new Ally Network. The gender and cultural studies professor explains how embracing diversity is changing Sydney for the better. More

Dr Annette Burgess is the Executive Officer at the Sydney Medical School's Central Clinical School, based at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital. She discusses the success of her team's peer-assisted learning program. More

Professor David Lyle and Frances Boreland discuss life and work at the University's Department of Rural Health, and how $13 million in government funding will help them make a difference in the community. More

Dr Bruce Isaacs is a Senior Lecturer in Film Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. He discusses this year's best films and the future of cinema. More

Associate Professor Robyn Alders AO, Principal Research Fellow, Faculty of Veterinary Science and Charles Perkins Centre, discusses the University's International Women's Day conference and her interest in global food and nutrition security. More

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Strategic Collaborations and Partnerships) Laurent Rivory reflects on his first two months at the University and talks about the year ahead. More