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Articles published in 2018

17 December 2018

Business School inspires young Australian entrepreneurs

A visit to the University of Sydney Business School has inspired a group of secondary school students from regional Australia to consider a tertiary education, according to organisers of the recent national Brilliant Business Kids Festival.
14 December 2018

Our cities' looming contagion

Our cities are becoming denser, the global population is expanding and more people are travelling by air than ever - so what does this mean for the health of Australians?
14 December 2018

University of Sydney welcomes rural medical education funding

The University of Sydney has welcomed a federal government funding package to boost the number of medical students who are educated and trained in regional Australia.
14 December 2018

Looking back on my science degree

At the end of his third year of university, Bachelor of Science (Advanced) student William Zhou looks back on his experiences and shares his advice.
14 December 2018

GE Additive agreement advances Australia's manufacturing capacity

The University has signed a 10 year memorandum of understanding with GE Additive to drive commercial and economic opportunities, and to promote education and research in manufacturing.
13 December 2018

Global Alliance offers new opportunities for Business School students

The New York State-based Cornell SC Johnson College of Business has become the first US business school to join CEMS, the Global Alliance in Management Education.
13 December 2018

4 cool topics you can study in maths

From developing artificial intelligence to predicting a cancer prognosis, mathematics touches every aspect of our lives. We talked to four Sydney mathematicians about their research and why maths (and the study of it) is so important.
13 December 2018

Gradient Institute to create ethically aware artificial intelligence

The University of Sydney has partnered with IAG and the CSIRO's Data61 to create the Gradient Institute, a not-for-profit organisation which will promote the creation of ethical artificial intelligence within both the private and public sectors.
13 December 2018

Bionic eye project has sights on human trials

Researchers from the University of Sydney are one step closer to developing a bionic eye, having created a tiny microchip implant that they hope will restore sight to patients with vision impairment and blindness.
13 December 2018

Top teacher Eddie Woo appointed Education Ambassador

Award-winning maths teacher, YouTube star and proud University of Sydney graduate Eddie Woo will return to his alma mater to take up a post as Education Ambassador.
12 December 2018

Team Australia claim victory in Tokyo mooting competition

Australia’s cross-university team crowned champions of the 2018 Intercollegiate Negotiations Competition in Tokyo, Japan.
12 December 2018

Winners of 2018 David Harold Tribe Poetry Award announced

New South Wales writer and poet Grace Heyer and Victorian poet and researcher Ella O'Keefe have been announced as joint winners of the 2018 David Harold Tribe Poetry Award.
12 December 2018

Sydney scholars win $32m in NHMRC funding

University of Sydney scholars have received $32 million in NHMRC funding for research to improve the lives of Australians.
12 December 2018

How a brain scan led to a career in clinical neurophysiology

Alison Szekely is an active neurophysiologist whose patients sprawl from western Sydney to the Blue Mountains. She works for NSW Health, in private practice and is involved in the clinical neurophysiology program at Sydney.
12 December 2018

Professor Simon Bronitt appointed Head of School and Dean of Law

Professor Simon Bronitt has been appointed Head of School and Dean of the University of Sydney Law School, starting on 1 July 2019.
12 December 2018

5 cool topics you can study with a biology major

Technology has advanced our ability to process and interpret large volumes of data, generating a gigantic leap in our understanding of the fundamental molecular mechanisms and processes controlling life.
12 December 2018

Discussing the future of caries management

For the first time in Australia, the Sydney Dental School recently hosted a Caries Management Symposium with the support of the Dental Alumni Association of the University of Sydney (DASUS) and Colgate.
11 December 2018

Combustion engineer’s impactful legacy

For more than 25 years, Emeritus Professor Brian Haynes has been an integral part of the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s strategic research direction in Clean Energy, Process Intensification and Combustion, and its life.
11 December 2018

Politics expert's book named amongst 2018's best

A new book written by Associate Professor Salvatore Babones from the School of Social and Political Sciences has been named one of 2018's best reads in The Wall Street Journal.
11 December 2018

USYD pharmacist: my career in health economics

Getting a drug listed on the PBS can take up to three years, but it’s crucial to providing affordable medicines to the community. Hear how pharmacy alumna Rita Karamy has used her career in pharmacy to improve healthcare.