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22 May 2019

Planning Australia's healthy built environments

University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning academic Doctor Jennifer Kent looks into research that shines a light on the links between land-use planning and human health.
21 May 2019

University of Sydney design students 'hack' needle phobias

Students from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning participated in a 'hackathon' at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre in Westmead Hospital on 12 April to support children with severe needle phobias.
04 April 2019

Sydney places 25th in the world in global impact ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 25th in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking.
29 March 2019

Sydney excels in national research engagement and impact assessment

The University of Sydney has performed strongly in the Australian Research Council's first Engagement and Impact Assessment of research at Australian universities.
27 March 2019

University of Sydney research shines in ERA results

All 22 broad fields of research undertaken at the University of Sydney have been rated as above or well above world standard by the Australian Research Council in a report released today.
20 March 2019

Design assistance for heart patients

University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning collaborates with Monash University on a long-term medical device project to redesign patient experience for patients with cardiovascular disease.
14 March 2019

Why the perfect office temperature is a myth

Air conditioning industries claim 22 degrees Celsius as the uniform temperature for offices to ensure peak performance by workers. Research suggests that it's not quite that simple write Professor Richard de Dear, Fan Zhang and Professor Peter Hancock.
28 February 2019

Sydney women lead the way

What makes a good leader? Six of the University's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
26 February 2019

Design students feature in SubAqueous exhibition

Dive into SubAqueous, a film installation that challenges what you think you know about the health of our oceans.
04 February 2019

Our students and design experts take the stage at the Sydney Design Festival

From the cross section of technology and well-being to fuel design-led approaches to health; the future of housing and Australia’s ageing population; to innovation and design freedom, discover the work of our students, alumni and staff at the Sydney Design Festival, 1-10 March.