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Generous gift supports Charles Perkins Centre

6 June
A $3 million gift from University supporters Judith and David Coffey will assist early career researchers at the Charles Perkins Centre.

Celebrating a new era of research and education

6 June
The University of Sydney officially launched our Charles Perkins Centre this week, paying tribute to one of our most inspirational and influential alumni.

A discussion about preventative health

28 May
Academic Director, Professor Stephen Simpson, took part in a Healthcare 2.0 roundtable discussion held by the Australian Financial Review including Health Minister Peter Dutton and Consumers Health Forum chief executive Adam Stankevicius.

Watch the video on Australian Financial Review website.

Staff and students celebrate the Charles Perkins Centre

14 May
Thousands of staff and students explored the building, found out about the work of our researchers, blended their own smoothie using pedal power and even took part in a group fitness class.

Academic Director Stephen Simpson welcomed everyone to the research and education hub, which brings together disciplines from across the University to tackle the burden of some of the world's greatest health challenges: obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions.

"The Charles Perkins Centre is a once in many lifetimes opportunity to do something that can impact the health of the nation and the world, by doing things completely differently to the way universities normally operate," said Professor Simpson.