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2019: all news

The latest news and expert opinion from the University of Sydney

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16 August 2019

University of Sydney ranks among world's top 100

The University of Sydney has been ranked 80th in world in the 2019 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
16 August 2019

The project leadership centre creating a new breed of executive

A one-of-a-kind institute is helping projects deliver and equipping leaders for success.
16 August 2019

Australian philanthropy win: 64,000 donors support 4000 causes

Australian philanthropy reached new heights when the University of Sydney raised $1 billion from 64,000 donors. On 17 September, we celebrate your generosity with Thank You Day. Here are a few things you have made possible.

15 August 2019

Plasma coating developed to decrease bone implant rejections

One million Australians have undergone joint replacement surgery and the numbers are growing. University of Sydney researchers have developed a bone implant coating that could lead to improved implant outcomes.
15 August 2019

Bringing back the colour to Egyptian coffin

Mummy enthusiasts at the University of Sydney have revealed plans to digitally re-colour a 2,600-year-old Egyptian coffin.
15 August 2019

Asthmatics over-using over-the-counter puffers: study

For the first time, details about Australians using over-the-counter reliever puffers have been revealed, indicating people may be placing themselves at risk by not getting a diagnosis and taking preventative medication.

15 August 2019

Sally Gainsbury wins NSW Young Tall Poppy of the Year

University of Sydney researcher in the psychology of addictive gambling and gaming recognised for her innovative harm-minimisation strategies.
15 August 2019

How can creative disciplines bring urban communities together?

The University of Sydney's Footbridge Gallery, a digital shared space, will host a sound and musical performance and interdisciplinary panel event to explore what role creative disciplines play in bringing urban communities together.
14 August 2019

Is relocating Indonesia's capital feasible?

Jakarta has a population of 10 million and is rapidly sinking. The Indonesian Government announced plans to relocate the country's capital to the island of Borneo, but will it improve living and environmental conditions?
13 August 2019

Ground-breaking research transforming our future

From transforming cancer detection to solving our plastic waste problems, we're working with industry, government and community partners, to address some of the most pressing problems facing our planet.