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12 October 2016

University of Sydney spinoff companies win $7.8m from NSW government

Three medical device companies established by the University of Sydney have been awarded $7.8m through the NSW Government’s Medical Devices Fund.

11 October 2016

Floating suburbs a solution for sprawling Sydney

Floating suburbs could solve the residential problems facing Sydney’s increasing population, believes Hillary Pan, our first Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship finalist.

11 October 2016

Our experts weigh in on World Obesity Day

As we mark World Obesity Day on Tuesday 11 October, University of Sydney experts share their views on the obesity epidemic and what action needs to be done to tackle this growing problem.

11 October 2016

Not guilty: memory in the criminal justice system

Think back to a week ago, a month ago, a year ago. How much can you remember? Do you remember exactly what you did and everyone you saw? Memory is a tricky thing, so what happens when it’s all that stands between a person going to jail, or walking free?

06 October 2016

Subject rankings feature Sydney in world's top 100 universities

The University of Sydney has been ranked in the world’s top 100 across six disciplines in the Times Higher Education 2016-17 World University Rankings by subject.

06 October 2016

Raising the Bar: Behind-the-scenes with our speakers

On 18 October, twenty of our leading researchers will take over twenty of Sydney's best bars. We asked a few of our Raising the Bar presenters what to expect from their talks.

06 October 2016

Leading the way in horticultural robotics

The new Centre signifies a joint industry and University of Sydney determination to adopt on-farm technologies, ramp up export capacity and develop future leaders in non-traditional areas of horticulture.

 

06 October 2016

Pave the Way: 5 stories of the incredible

Gifts to the University can help make incredible things happen. Here are five stories that show what’s possible.

06 October 2016

Thinking outside the box in designing affordable housing

Housing affordability is a big problem in Australia. A new exhibition looks at housing projects that could offer ways to reduce housing costs.

06 October 2016

Sydney joins University of Edinburgh on lunch box study

Researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Edinburgh Business Schools are part of a collaborative global project on family life that will compare attitudes to school lunch boxes around the world.