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17 April 2019

Help spot insects on flowers by joining the wild pollinator count

Citizen scientists are invited to join the autumn Wild Pollinator Count from 14 to 21 April. Grab a hat and some sunscreen and get outdoors to spot pollinators for science.
17 April 2019

Level the playing field to keep future swim stars in the water

The University of Sydney and Swimming Australia are collaborating on a world-first project investigating the impact growth spurts and different rates of development have on performance and ongoing involvement in swimming.
17 April 2019

University expands strategic partnership with ANSTO

The University has signed a Strategic Relationship Umbrella Agreement with ANSTO, one of Australia's largest public nuclear science and technology research organisations and the only nuclear research organisation.
17 April 2019

Tim Soutphommasane to lead Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network

Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory) Tim Soutphommasane has been announced as the new Co-Chair of the Screen Diversity and Inclusion Network (SDIN).
10 April 2019

Turning streets into art galleries

If the people can't go to the art gallery, take the art gallery to the people. That's been the approach of Kat Roma Greer as she's created dynamic street art events in disadvantaged communities the world over.
08 April 2019

Collaborating with Korea's premier university

The University of Sydney continues its partnership with Yonsei University in Korea, by signing a Strategic Partner Agreement.

04 April 2019

Sydney places 25th in the world in global impact ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 25th in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking.
03 April 2019

Dr Michael Spence to remain Vice-Chancellor until 2022

The Vice-Chancellor and Principal Dr Michael Spence AC has accepted the University of Sydney Senate's invitation to continue in his role for a further four years.
03 April 2019

A man of his word: revitalising an Indigenous language

At the start of European settlement, there were two hundred and fifty Aboriginal languages. Today, only twenty are widely spoken. Nathan Schrieber's language, Gunggay, was about to be lost until he made it his mission to bring it back.
03 April 2019

Alumni Awards honour incredible achievements of Sydney graduates

The winners of the Alumni Awards for 2019 have been announced, with graduates from a wide range of disciplines celebrated for making invaluable contributions to their field, and the University community.