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22 June 2018

Design courses launched to support business innovation

The University of Sydney, with the support of the NSW Government, is delivering two open online courses to help businesses and entrepreneurs embrace innovation and grow through design thinking.
20 June 2018

From protest to party: conference honours 40 years of Mardi Gras

An international academic conference commemorating 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will be held at the University of Sydney next week.
19 June 2018

Researchers awarded tenure-track positions under new fellowship

An initiative of the 2016-20 Strategic Plan, the Robinson Fellowships aim to support and retain current University of Sydney staff - our best early-career academics - by creating a pathway towards continuing teaching and research positions at the University.
19 June 2018

Further success in ARC Linkage Projects grants for 2018

Three University of Sydney projects have been awarded over $1 million in funding as part of the second round of Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Projects outcomes for 2018, building on previous first-round funding of $1.7 million.
19 June 2018

Refugee Week 2018: a Sydney student's journey from hell to hope

To mark Refugee Week, commerce student Yaser Naseri is sharing his story: from his traumatic escape from Iran, to the scholarship that changed his life.

19 June 2018

Trojan Horse: how a killer fungus unleashes meningitis

In a world first, University of Sydney researchers have revealed how a deadly fungus and primary cause of life-threatening meningitis exploits the immune system like a 'Trojan Horse' to promote infection.
18 June 2018

Professor Xiaoke Yi wins Women in Industry award

Professor Xiaoke Yi has won a Women in Industry award in the Engineering category at this year's fifth annual event dedicated to the awards.
18 June 2018

Grants success for University of Sydney humanities researchers

Humanities academics from the University of Sydney have secured the largest number of 2018 grants awarded by the Australian Academy of the Humanities.
15 June 2018

University research sets the stage for Sydney Shakespeare season

A full-scale replica of the second Globe Theatre is set to offer an authentic Shakespeare experience for Sydney theatregoers - including for the University of Sydney academics whose research led to the reconstruction.
14 June 2018

Chinese investment in Australia declining: new report

Chinese investment in Australia dropped to AUD$13.3 billion in 2017, according to the latest Demystifying Chinese Investment in Australia report by the University of Sydney and KPMG.