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30 June 2019

Sydney rocketry team wins at Spaceport America Cup

The University of Sydney Rocketry Team was announced as a winner in the Spaceport America Cup intercollegiate rocketry competition, having competed in the 10,000 feet commercial off-the-shelf category.
28 June 2019

Business School course first in Australia: The Economist ranking

The latest survey by the highly respected news magazine, The Economist, has cemented the University of Sydney Business School's Master of Management as the leading program of its kind in Australia.
28 June 2019

The role of law, regulation and policy in feeding the future

The 2019 Food Governance Conference will explore how law, regulation and policy can help address contemporary challenges facing the global food system, including drought, climate change, trade, malnutrition and exploited workers.
28 June 2019

Astronomers make history in a split second with fast radio bursts

Fast radio bursts are mysterious events in distant galaxies. An Australian-led team has for the first time detected the location of a one-off FRB in its galaxy more than three billion light years away.
27 June 2019

Brain disease found in former league players

For the first time, a brain disease linked with repetitive head injury in American sport has been identified in the brains of two former Australian rugby league players.
27 June 2019

World-first gathering showcased health security's past and future

Spurred on by a desire to help the world better prepare for future major adverse health events, University of Sydney health security expert Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott recently spearheaded the world's first international Global Health Security meet-up.
26 June 2019

Strong performance for Sydney in ARWU subject ranking

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, released today, rated three University of Sydney subjects in the top 20 globally and 12 in the top 50.
24 June 2019

Over 2,000 fake Android apps discovered

University of Sydney researchers analysed over one million Google Play apps and found over 2,000 counterfeit apps. Popular games such as Temple Run, Free Flow, and Hill Climb Racing were the most common targets for app impersonation.
24 June 2019

Horses saddled with gender bias: mares seen as 'bossy'

Many riders have long considered stallions to be dangerous or difficult but new research now shows mares are also seen as "bossy" or "unreliable", raising concerns for their welfare.
19 June 2019

Sydney's Westmead Redevelopment investment reaches new heights

The University of Sydney joined the NSW Government in a ceremony on the rooftop of the Central Acute Services Building at the heart of Westmead's innovative health, education and research precinct.