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31 August 2016

Sydney ranked #1 among innovative universities

The University of Sydney has been ranked number one in Australia and 28 globally in the new Thomson Reuters’ innovation ranking – ‘Top 75: Asia’s Most Innovative Universities’.

30 August 2016

Free open course to help doctors join the eHealth revolution

Australia is in the midst of an eHealth revolution and medical practitioners who don't adopt new technology in their healthcare delivery risk being left behind, according to a University of Sydney expert.

30 August 2016

Award-winning student initiative fosters learning and peer engagement

A new peer-assisted program for business and law students who want to improve their academic performance across most core units of study has been launched by the University of Sydney.

30 August 2016

The Con receives major gift to grow regional buddy program

The University of Sydney’s Conservatorium of Music has received a $500,000 gift from the family of Sydney violinist and pianist Richard Pulley (1969-2014). The endowed gift will help expand the Con’s successful ‘buddy program’, which was set up three years ago to bridge the gap between city and regional music conservatoriums.

29 August 2016

Landmark report on delayed reporting of child sex abuse prosecutions

Research funded by the Royal Commission is the first in Australia and one of few internationally to examine the impact of delayed reporting on complaints. 

29 August 2016

Is Australia denying Timor its birthright?

This week’s conciliation talks in The Hague give Australia a new chance to do the right thing by East Timor to help it secure its future, writes Professor Ben Saul.

29 August 2016

Avoiding and evading: talking multinational tax

In this episode, Dr Shumi Akhtar, a senior lecturer and researcher at the University of Sydney Business School, joins our host Dr Chris Neff to share new perspectives on how we can think about and judge multinational tax avoidance. 

29 August 2016

Innovation boosts wheat production in India

Sydney, India, Pakistan and the UK collaborate on international innovative hybrid wheat strain to feed large populations.

29 August 2016

From the islands to the big city - Sydney student discovers his passion for occupational therapy

Nathaniel’s occupational therapist at Queensland’s Mackay Base Hospital was by his side every day for six weeks, helping him to achieve a speedy recovery.

26 August 2016

Launch your career by coming to Open Day

Open Day – this Saturday 27 August – is the best opportunity to come to campus and explore the many possibilities on offer at the University of Sydney.