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2018: all news

The latest news and expert opinion from the University of Sydney.

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07 August 2018

Arts student uncovers secret history of penicillin in Australia

Bethany Robinson never imagined her arts degree would lead her to a discovery that would rewrite Australia's medical history.
07 August 2018

University to build cyber security skills for school students

High school students will learn critical cyber security skills and awareness in a program being delivered by the University of Sydney in partnership with Australia's banking sector.
07 August 2018

Con students get creative at 12-hour music festival

Composition students from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will feature in Extended Play alongside local and international artists, exploring new music and challenging the realms of sound.
06 August 2018

How art changes the brain

03 August 2018

Festival of science, medicine and health fortnight begins

From neuroscience and music to sport and the environment, researchers, students and celebrity scientists are involved in a range of events as part of this year's Sydney Science Festival from 7 to 19 August.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney teams up with Airbus

An agreement between the University of Sydney and world-leading aeronautical manufacturer Airbus connects some of the leading experts with Australia's future engineering talent.
02 August 2018

2018 ARC Future Fellowships and Linkage Project success for Sydney

The University of Sydney has secured six Future Fellowships and a Linkage Project grant funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
02 August 2018

University of Sydney launches Master of Design

Australia's leading architecture school, The University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning, introduces a new postgraduate course in 2019 focusing on the fields of design innovation and strategic design.
01 August 2018

AI improves medical imaging to benefit people with brain ailments

The Federal government has awarded $2.36m to Sydney Neuroimaging Analysis Centre to partner with the Brain and Mind Centre to improve diagnostic neuroimaging of brain ailments such as multiple sclerosis and dementia.
01 August 2018

New student policy for sexual assault and harassment prevention

The University of Sydney has today adopted a new Student Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policy, one of the recommendations of the Human Rights Commission and Universities Australia's Change the Course report.