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18 October 2019

ARC Future Fellowships awarded to research climate change

The University of Sydney will receive more than $1.7m from the Australian Research Council for new research into melting Antarctic ice sheets and how deep-sea carbon reservoirs affect climate change.
17 October 2019

Associate Professor Liz New wins a Prime Minister's Prize for Science

Associate Professor Liz New, from the School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, has won the Malcolm McIntosh Prize for Physical Scientist of the Year.
17 October 2019

New museum in Sydney: 12 must-see treasures that will be on show

From a mummified cat to a mysterious gold nugget, many of the artefacts destined for Sydney's new museum are gifts from University supporters. Here are 12 donated treasures to see when the Chau Chak Wing Museum opens in 2020.
14 October 2019

Motor neurone disease fundraising: one family's fight for life

Motor neurone disease has affected the Churm family for generations, and there is no knowing when the deadly condition will strike next. Now the Churms are fighting back.
10 October 2019

Tech entrepreneurs connecting through the Sydney Knowledge Hub

The head of the Sydney Knowledge Hub, Rupal Ismin, is ready to create deep connections between STEM entrepreneurs and the University of Sydney.
10 October 2019

Historic Melbourne-Sydney rivalry continues on the Yarra River

Both highly trained athletes and novice rowers will take to the Yarra River on Saturday 12 October in the annual rowing race between the Universities of Melbourne and Sydney.
04 October 2019

The Honourable Nicola Roxon receives Doctor of Laws

Former parliamentarian the Honourable Nicola Roxon has received a Doctor of Laws (honoris causa) in recognition of her contributions to government, health and public health law.
02 October 2019

What is mental health?

October is Mental Health Month so we spoke to Dr Alyssa Milton from the Brain and Mind Centre to help unravel this very important topic.
30 September 2019

What happens when students call an aged care facility home

It's not every day your neighbours are 160 older people with dementia or age-related care needs, but for four health sciences students at the University of Sydney, its home.
30 September 2019

Australian teachers head to schools in need, thanks to scholarship

A million-dollar donation is helping Australian teachers inspire disadvantaged students in maths and science class.