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24 April 2018

How #MeToo has created a safe space for women

The #MeToo movement has put male privilege on notice. A student and a graduate discuss the mechanics of social change and their experience of the movement.
24 April 2018

9 facts you didn't know about the carillon

90 years ago, the carillon bells arrived on our shores and were transported through Sydney to their new home at the University. To celebrate this milestone, we look at nine facts you might not know about the carillon.

24 April 2018

Awards to honour alumni who have shaped our world

The Alumni Awards return for another year, celebrating the achievements of our alumni and recent graduates and their contributions to the University and the wider community.
23 April 2018

Joseph Stiglitz wins 2018 Sydney Peace Prize

Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize winning Economist, will receive the 2018 Sydney Peace Prize on Thursday 15 November at Sydney Town Hall. 

19 April 2018

Vale Emeritus Professor Michael Halliday

The University of Sydney is saddened by the passing of Emeritus Professor Michael Halliday, founder of the Department of Linguistics, aged 93.
13 April 2018

Leadership: the cultural divide

A new report from Australia's Human Rights Commission, Leading for Change, indicates that the lack of cultural diversity among the country's leaders could threaten our economic and social fabric.
12 April 2018

The case for decriminalising drug use

Can drugs be used responsibly? Will Tregoning says yes, and that many people do just that. Advocating to end discrimination around drug use, Tregoning says in this opinion piece that people often hear prejudice rather than facts.
11 April 2018

Fulbright success for young researchers

Two University of Sydney postgraduate researchers have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships and we welcome a Fulbright Distinguished Chair from Adelphi University.
11 April 2018

New nursing scholarship in memory of a lost love

Neil Pennock will never forget the care his partner Trace Richey received from the nurses at St Vincent's Hospital. He is establishing a new scholarship at the Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery in Trace's name.
10 April 2018

Professor Ben Eggleton appointed director of Sydney Nano

Professor Eggleton is a world expert on nanophotonics, the study of light at very small scales. He becomes director of the University of Sydney Nano Institute on 1 May, succeeding Professor Susan Pond.