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Articles published in 2019

12 December 2019

Sydney contributes to healthcare improvements in Tonga

The University of Sydney Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery has a strong relationship with the Kingdom of Tonga, providing educational pathways for nurses.
11 December 2019

The Honourable Dr Robert Austin receives Doctor of Laws

Arts/Law graduate, Sydney Law School academic and former Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, the Hon. Dr Robert Austin has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) for his contributions to the legal profession.
11 December 2019

Exploring the impact of exercise on brain health in older people

Researchers are looking for people aged 60 and over to participate in a research study exploring the impact of different types of exercise on brain health in older people with early thinking or memory problems.
11 December 2019

$10.5m facility to boost bioengineering research

The University of Sydney has provided $10.5 million to create a bioengineering facility "that brings together excellence in research and teaching in service of better health outcomes for us all."
11 December 2019

University of Sydney Law School declares climate emergency

Accepting the warnings delivered by climate scientists about the dangerous state of the earth's climate, the Board of The University of Sydney Law School has voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency.
11 December 2019

Bio-pen to reduce pain and treat common eye problems

Professor Gerard Sutton, Clinical Ophthalmologist and Medical Director of the NSW Eye and Tissue Banks at the Save Sight Institute, is leading research in the treatment of common cornea problems.
11 December 2019

University of Sydney Law School Climate Emergency Declaration

The Board of The University of Sydney Law School has voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency. The full declaration is as follows:
10 December 2019

Re-framing the gap year for regional students in NSW

A group of the country's leading education researchers and equity practitioners have received funding from the New South Wales Government for a project aiming to help regional high school students make decisions about addressing and resolving gap year needs.
10 December 2019

MBA student profile: Rebecca Nikqi

Rebecca Nikqi is the recipient of the Marsh and McLennan Women in Leadership MBA Scholarship 2016 and current MBA student.
10 December 2019

Charter of Freedom of Speech and Academic Freedom to be adopted

Yesterday the University of Sydney's Senate agreed to adopt the recommendations of its French Review Model Code Implementation Group.
10 December 2019

Sydney researchers receive $41 million in NHMRC funding

Researchers from the University of Sydney have received more than $41 million from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) to improve the health of Australians.
09 December 2019

Sydney's newest museum reaches a major milestone

This morning the University of Sydney held the topping out ceremony for the new Chau Chak Wing Museum, marking a major milestone towards the official opening next year.
09 December 2019

#TrophySkulls and genuine fakes

From paintings looted by Nazis to human remains traded on Instagram, the Palgrave Handbook on Art Crime provides a peek into a mysterious world.
09 December 2019

Sydney University first in Australia for global student mobility

A survey of 34 Australian universities found the University of Sydney has the largest student mobility program in Australia for the second year in a row, with one in three of the graduating cohort in 2018 undertaking a global mobility experience.
09 December 2019

Essential oil poisoning calls on the rise, children most affected

Experts from the University of Sydney are calling for public awareness on the dangers of ingesting essential oils following an increase in calls to the poisons hotline, with children most affected.
09 December 2019

Composing Women 2019

Composing Women 2019 has been a year of highlight achievements for Josephine Macken, Georgia Scott, Peggy Polias and Bree van Reyk. 
06 December 2019

Could level 2 water restrictions drive up prices?

Designed to save water over summer while dam levels dwindle, could level 2 water restrictions have the unintended affect of driving up prices? Dr Petr Matous explains.
05 December 2019

ARC Discovery Project success for design and planning researchers

More than $2.2 million of Australian Research Council (ARC) funding has been secured for projects involving School of Architecture, Design and Planning academics.
05 December 2019

Update: Camden campus to reopen on Friday 13 December

Our Camden campus will reopen on Friday 13 December 2019 after the evacuation of the campus due to fire risk. We are pleased to report all staff, students and visitors can return to campus with operations resuming as normal.
05 December 2019

Winners of 2019 David Harold Tribe Fiction Award announced

Grafton-based Claire Aman and Melbourne writer Katherine Brabon have been announced as joint winners of the 2019 David Harold Tribe Fiction Award.