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24 October 2016

History repeats as Sydney and Melbourne share rowing honours

Olympic rowers contribute to wins in the Australian Boat Race as the University of Sydney men’s and University of Melbourne women’s crews dominate, with results matching the past two years of the competition.

24 October 2016

Sydney graduate announced as NSW Rhodes Scholar

University of Sydney graduate Thomas Williamson (BEc '13) will explore new ways to help smallholder coffee farmers in sub-Saharan Africa boost their economic ties to Australia as winner of the 2017 NSW Rhodes Scholarship.

24 October 2016

Innovation Week: How we're tackling society's biggest challenges

From using video games to battle diseases, to building robots to improve food security, at the University of Sydney we’ve always pushed the boundaries of research and education to take on some of society’s biggest challenges.

24 October 2016

ARC legumes hub to tackle global food, nutritional security

A $14.5m Australian Research Council legumes hub was launched today at the University of Sydney to improve the sustainability of Australia's produce as plant-based protein sources are set to spike.

21 October 2016

Carrot, not stick key to eating vegies

Less than one in ten Australians eats the recommended amount of vegetables and that could be because – with the exception of vegetables such as carrots and spinach – there is a lack of understanding about specific benefits. Research suggests we could get closer to the standard of five serves a day through labelling. 

21 October 2016

Con tour brings centuries of music to regional NSW

Up to 30 tertiary musicians from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will head west on a three-day road tour of the Blue Mountains, Bathurst and Orange to bring the music of Handel, Vivaldi and Bach and other classical music greats to regional New South Wales next week.

21 October 2016

University writers shortlisted for top literary awards

Four members of the University community have been shortlisted across a number of catagories in the Prime Minister's Literary Awards for 2016.

21 October 2016

50 years back - 50 years forward

Fifty years after Charles Perkins' graduation, a panel of politicians and community leaders will discuss 100 years in the lives of Aboriginal people.
21 October 2016

Maternity care for Aboriginal women

A new maternity services plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in rural and remote communities is urgently required, a report has found.

20 October 2016

5 reasons to study medicine at the University of Sydney

Sydney Medical School is ranked number one in Australia and 17 globally in the QS World University Rankings, but that’s not the only reason why students from all over the world come here to study medicine.