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Articles published in 2017
01 December 2017

5 things that could exist through chemical engineering

Chemical engineers stretch the boundaries of chemistry and physics as we know it, hacking chemical processes to engineer a cleaner future and ultimately improve our lives.

01 December 2017

University pays tribute to Aboriginal activist Solomon Bellear

Following the recent passing of Aboriginal leader and activist Mr Solomon Bellear, the University of Sydney pays respect to the local Aboriginal leader and activist.

01 December 2017

Business School ranked first in QS Masters in Management

The University of Sydney Business School’s reputation as a provider of world class education has again been reinforced by the internationally respected QS World University Rankings.

01 December 2017

Screening for cervical cancer to be revolutionised with HPV testing

University of Sydney molecular biology researcher Professor Brian Morris' innovation used in new cervical screening program to be rolled out in Australia from today.

01 December 2017

How a donation can shape a student’s future

Every year high-achieving HSC students miss out on going to university because they don’t have the resources. The E12 program connects with these students in high school and helps them transition to university. 

30 November 2017

Life changing scholarships for eight Sydney Students

Teaching students in Vanuatu, working as a journalist in Myanmar and interning with Uber in Singapore these are just some of the things the 2018 New Colombo Plan scholarship holders will be doing during their semester abroad.

30 November 2017

Future architects show design vision at graduate exhibition

Designs for the Bays Precinct, high-density housing, and public architecture around Sydney’s Domain, Hyde Park and Oxford Street are among the architectural challenges shown in the 2017 Architecture Graduate Exhibition.

29 November 2017

The next masterminds of our digital future

A raft of new ideas across mobile apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence were unveiled by University of Sydney final year students at the D17 Graduation Show last week.

29 November 2017

Dr Kazjon Grace secures early career researcher grant

Program Director of Bachelor of Design Computing, Dr Kazjon Grace has been successful in securing a research grant under the Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme for 2018.

29 November 2017

Broderick report on cultural renewal at colleges received

The University of Sydney today received a report from Elizabeth Broderick on cultural renewal at its residential colleges and announced it will be accepting all of the report’s recommendations. 

29 November 2017

Four subjects in top 50 of THE world rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked in the world’s top 50 in four subjects in the Times Higher Education 2017-18 World University Rankings by subject and in the top 100 for a further six.

29 November 2017

International scholarship holders heading home to help

From Palestine in the Middle East to Tonga in the Pacific, from Indonesia in Southeast Asia to Brazil in South America, this year’s international scholarship holders come from across the globe. 

28 November 2017

Key component to scale up quantum computing invented

Miniaturisation of the microwave circulator is part of a revolution in device engineering needed to build a large-scale quantum computer.

28 November 2017

9 changes our experts say could improve your digital rights

University of Sydney researchers surveyed 1600 Australians for the Digital Rights in Australia report, funded by the Sydney Research Excellence Initiative. 

28 November 2017

It's not too late to fight for our digital rights

Experts say it's time to protect digital rights, as a major survey details public attitudes to digital privacy, surveillance, and online freedom of speech.

28 November 2017

Honours list recognise alumni service

Sydney Law School congratulates our alumni who have been recognised in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday and Australia Day honours for their outstanding contributions in a broad range of fields.

28 November 2017

Engaging with international criminal law at the Khmer Rouge tribunal

With international criminal law and humanitarian law regularly taught as part of our law programs, a number of our students have jumped at the chance to intern at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC).

28 November 2017

Alumni award winner transforms the lives of thousands

Congratulations to Annabelle Chauncy OAM (BA '07 LLB '10), who received the 2017 University of Sydney Alumni Award for Service to Humanity. 

28 November 2017

Lectureship makes invaluable impact on students' learning

In 2013 the Yim Family Foundation established the Colin Phegan Lectureship in honour of former Sydney Law School dean, Emeritus Professor Colin Phegan.

28 November 2017

Scholarship opens up Oxford postgraduate study for 10 alumni

For 10 years the Peter Cameron Sydney‑Oxford Scholarship has been providing an incredible opportunity for some of Sydney Law School’s most talented alumni to undertake postgraduate study at the University of Oxford.