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12 October 2015

Book vending machines dispense mind food to students

The University of Sydney will roll out some of the first book vending machines in Australia as part of a novel new initiative to modernise its libraries.

12 October 2015

Richard Bonynge receives Honorary Doctorate from the University of Sydney

One of Australia’s greatest conductors and pianists, Maestro Richard Bonynge AC CBE, has been recognised for his long-serving dedication to musical excellence with an honorary doctorate.

09 October 2015

Sydney among world's best in global university rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked 51 in the 2015–16 US News & World Report Best Global Universities Rankings.

09 October 2015

Legacy from the past could help save Port Kembla steel plant

We must learn from the past on how to adapt to change to sustain Port Kembla, argues Professor John Buchanan.

09 October 2015

Opera: English eccentrics

The next generation of Australian opera singers from the University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music will perform Australian composer Malcolm Williamson's operatic interpretation of Edith Sitwell's novel, English Eccentrics.

09 October 2015

Collaboration to promote new opportunities

A new collaboration between the University of Sydney and global medical products and services provider Baxter Healthcare aims to facilitate new multidisciplinary educational and research opportunities.

08 October 2015

SCA awards Julian Day $28,000 art prize

Artist, composer and broadcaster Julian Day is awarded the 2015 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Artists Travel Scholarship from Sydney College of the Arts.  The $28,000 art prize was announced at the University of Sydney’s contemporary art school during the opening of the Fauvette Loureiro Finalists Exhibition at SCA Galleries last night.

08 October 2015

Are today's standards for being a 'real man' leading to violence against women?

Evidence increasingly shows violence against women could be the consequence of beliefs about what it means to be a "real man", write Stefano Verrelli and Eileen Chu.

08 October 2015

Young composer awarded inaugural Peter Sculthorpe Fellowship

An emerging composer from south west Sydney has been awarded the inaugural Peter Sculthorpe Music Fellowship in honour of the internationally renowned Australian composer who passed away in 2014.

08 October 2015

Win for early career researcher

Research on a novel drug treatment for alcohol-use disorders - and a novel class of compounds targeting social deficits in psychiatric neurological disorders - has been recognised in the NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science and Engineering.