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15 August 2018

Over $16m funding for new health and medical research

Sydney researchers were successful in securing over $16 million in NHMRC funding for 28 projects, including the most Early Career Fellowships awarded to any institution in NSW.
15 August 2018

Sydney climbs 15 places in latest ARWU rankings

The University of Sydney has ranked 68th in the world and 3rd in Australia in the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), its best result since the ARWU rankings began in 2003.
13 August 2018

Women making an impact in STEMM

Across the University of Sydney, our female researchers are breaking new ground - and the glass ceiling - in their fields. As we celebrate National Science Week, we ask some inspiring women about succeeding in STEMM.
10 August 2018

How students interact on campus (and why chocolate canĀ help)

University is not just a place of study but where people meet and forge new friendships and networks that last a lifetime, write Drs Petr Matous and Faezeh Karimi. New research looks at where people congregate on campus.
09 August 2018

Academic freedom and respect underpin university culture

The University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor responds to criticism published in the Daily Telegraph, defending the reputations of academic staff and explaining that freedom of expression and respect are critical to the University's culture.
07 August 2018

Sydney partners with government on new innovation precinct

The University of Sydney is joining forces with the NSW government and leaders in the tech industry on a major new innovation precinct to generate jobs and cement Sydney's reputation as the innovation capital of Australia.
07 August 2018

University to build cyber security skills for school students

High school students will learn critical cyber security skills and awareness in a program being delivered by the University of Sydney in partnership with Australia's banking sector.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney teams up with Airbus

An agreement between the University of Sydney and world-leading aeronautical manufacturer Airbus connects some of the leading experts with Australia's future engineering talent.
02 August 2018

2018 ARC Future Fellowships and Linkage Project success for Sydney

The University of Sydney has secured six Future Fellowships and a Linkage Project grant funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
01 August 2018

New student policy for sexual assault and harassment prevention

The University of Sydney has today adopted a new Student Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Policy, one of the recommendations of the Human Rights Commission and Universities Australia's Change the Course report.