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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.

19 June 2019

University of Sydney welcomes new Provost

The University of Sydney is pleased to announce Professor Barbara Messerle as the new Provost, after an extensive international search.
19 June 2019

University of Sydney scoops up humanities grants

The Australian Academy of Humanities has awarded four University of Sydney academics grants - the most grants awarded to any university in the country.
19 June 2019

Sydney ranked in world's top 50 universities

The University of Sydney retained its position in the latest QS World University Rankings released today, ranking 42nd in the world and first in the state.
17 June 2019

How Australia and China are collaborating on energy efficiency

Universities in Australia and China are working on new technological solutions to one of energy productions' toughest challenges; how to even out demand for electricity.
11 June 2019

Honorary doctorate awarded to Chief Justice of New South Wales

University graduate and New South Wales Supreme Court Chief Justice, The Honourable Thomas Frederick Bathurst AC QC has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) from the University of Sydney.
10 June 2019

Six female professors awarded Order of Australia

Outstanding members of the University of Sydney community including six female professors have been recognised in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.
06 June 2019

Dementia research finds its perfect match online

A new online matching service is set to revolutionise the way people with dementia and researchers connect, fast-tracking more effective and inclusive dementia research across Australia.
05 June 2019

Outgoing BOCSAR Director appointed to Sydney Law School role

Dr Don Weatherburn has accepted an appointment as Adjunct Professor within the University of Sydney Law School.
05 June 2019

Soutphommasane pays tribute to pioneering female activist

Professor of Practice Tim Soutphommasane delivered a speech to the Jessie Street Trust annual lunch, where he lauded the human rights campaigner and University of Sydney alumna's legacy and explained how it resonates today.