Skip to main content
University_

2018

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

Latest news

05 December 2018

Geordie Williamson wins Australian mathematics highest honour

Fresh from launching the University of Sydney Mathematical Research Institute, Professor Geordie Williamson has been recognised by his peers at the Australian Mathematical Society annual meeting.
05 December 2018

Soil Tech Project will put Australian science into farmers' hands

On World Soil Day, a consortium of agricultural technology companies with the University of Sydney's Institute for Agriculture, is launching a project to unlock our science for the use of Australia's farmers.
04 December 2018

Time on-campus key to boosting Indigenous participation

This week, 168 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in years 10, 11 and 12 from across Australia will travel to the University of Sydney to participate in the residential on-campus Wingara Mura - Bunga Barrabugu Summer Program. 

04 December 2018

Sydney performs strongly in latest subject rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked in the top 50 in the world for four subjects, according to the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, with improvements across humanities, law and health.
03 December 2018

Terra Foundation brings Scholars of First Nations Art to Sydney

A new program made possible by a generous grant from the Terra Foundation for American Art, will allow leading scholars of First Nations art in North America to teach, collaborate, and conduct research in Sydney.
03 December 2018

Sydney ranked among top Business Schools in the Asia-Pacific

The University of Sydney was confirmed among the top business schools in the 2018 Financial Times Asia-Pacific Rankings released today.
01 December 2018

"Sudoku" x-ray uncovers movements within opaque materials

University of Sydney researchers have developed a new x-ray method which involves solving a giant, three dimensional sudoku problem to better understand these granular movements - and the findings could have a big impact on numerous industries.
30 November 2018

Sydney researchers named in world's most highly cited list

Twelve researchers from the University of Sydney have been included in the 2018 Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers List.

29 November 2018

$37 million funding for University of Sydney research

The University of Sydney has secured over $37 million of funding across a wide range of areas including food insecurity, gravitational waves, and Indigenous disability in rural and remote areas.
29 November 2018

Australian policy inaction on climate change threatens lives

The Australian government's policy inaction on climate change is threatening lives, says a report in today's Medical Journal of Australia.