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31 August 2019

Tracy Sorensen named 2019 Judy Harris Writer in Residence

The University of Sydney today announced Tracy Sorensen as the 2019 Judy Harris Writer in Residence at its Charles Perkins Centre.
30 August 2019

The implications of Boris Johnson's parliamentary suspension for Brexit

Tightened parliamentary timeframes have made the prospect of Britain exiting the European Union on 31 October without a deal in place far more likely, writes Professor Anne Twomey for The Conversation.
30 August 2019

Wear it Purple Day: forging a sense of belonging

Meet Jack Crane, Sydney staff member who has just been crowned an Out for Australia 30 under 30 LGBTIQ Role Model. We spoke to Jack on Wear It Purple Day about why the University is a stronger institution when we embrace the diversity.
30 August 2019

Sydney expertise helps reveal Earth's early transformation

University of Sydney experts are among a global group of 250 archaeologists who have contributed to a groundbreaking assessment of ancient land use.
29 August 2019

Sydney researchers secure $38 million in NHMRC funding

University of Sydney researchers have excelled in the latest National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funding round, attracting more than $38 million for our projects extending from Sydney to rural NSW.
29 August 2019

Seeking prostate cancer treatments in the DNA of ancient tribes

Professor Vanessa Hayes' quest to understand the drivers of prostate cancer takes her from the laboratory to the African desert. Her discoveries could lead to earlier diagnosis and more targeted treatments.
29 August 2019

Government funding to support research on children and permanency

The University of Sydney will continue its world-leading research on children's best interests in open adoption and out-of-home care, thanks to a recent NSW Government investment.
29 August 2019

Why high-skilled workers are worrying about wage theft

The 'fissuring' of business structures and workplaces fundamentally changes the nature of work and the employment relationship, and which aren't just the concerns of low-skilled workers, Professor David Weil explained when he delivered the Kingsley Laffer lecture.
28 August 2019

Eureka Prizes: Sydney leads the way in leadership and innovation

Our researchers have won three Eureka Prizes, including two prizes for scientific leadership and a third for innovative use of technology.
28 August 2019

Sydney University inaugural champion of Women in STEM Decadal Plan

Alongside the other inaugural members; ANSTO, Science & Technology Australia (STA) and Raytheon Australia, we share a commitment to working towards greater equity, diversity and inclusion within the sector.