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17 August 2017

The dream of finding a lost manuscript

Exploring a collection of items provided by the Conservatorium library, student Simon Polson came across a previously unknown manuscript by a world renowned composer.

17 August 2017

What the doctor ordered

From the bitter cold of Antarctica to the scorching sun of Jordan, Dr Gillian Deakin has always taken her extensive medical knowledge and skills where they’ll do the most good. This is a doctor with a difference. 

17 August 2017

On the land and online

There’s movement at the station. Guy Coleman is part of a wave of agriculture graduates finding opportunities to transform the industry with new perspectives and technologies. He’s using and creating online resources that provide a platform for education and discussion.

17 August 2017

The first chapter

Even older than the University's oldest buildings, the first book of Senate Minutes is kept safe in our Archives. Every carefully written word represents the nation-changing ambition that defined the birth of the University of Sydney. 

17 August 2017

By the book

The odds were against Chris Hanley starting the Byron Bay Writer's Festival. Brought up in a non-reading household, he still went on to graduate, succeed in business and open the books on one of Australia's favourite festivals. 

17 August 2017

Peace offering

Called the war to end all wars, it only ended empires. World War I changed the world forever, and Australia left the battlefields with a new national identity. The cost was high and the sacrifices are still remembered.

17 August 2017

Field of dreams

Hugh King was a city boy who went country. By taking opportunities that came his way, and through a lifelong appreciation for technological innovation, he found success in academic study, farming and business.

17 August 2017

Inside information

After 20 years of study, Dr Stuart Grieve has a comprehensive knowledge of what radiology can reveal about the human body. His current work at the Charles Perkins Centre involves trialling a dramatic new advance imaging technology.

17 August 2017

Clarity of vision

Cardiologist, Dr Rosemary Hackworthy, has developed her skills alongside the great advances in imaging technology. Once the only female cardiologist in Sydney, she has helped pioneer important imaging research.

17 August 2017

A policy powerhouse launches at University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has launched the Sydney Policy Lab with 14 projects aimed at addressing vital Australian and international policy issues.