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20 February 2018

Largest ever crowdfunded gift to University helps fight cancer

The family of an Australian human rights activist has raised $100,000 to help tackle pancreatic cancer. It is the largest ever crowdfunded gift to the University of Sydney.
15 February 2018

Experts call to prevent injuries at indoor trampoline parks

Injury experts are urgently calling for a mandatory Australian Standard to prevent the rise of serious injuries linked to the booming use of indoor trampoline parks.
14 February 2018

How maths brought two PhD students together

University of Sydney mathematicians Zsuzsanna Dancso and Stephen Morgan found they had a common denominator.
12 February 2018

Empowering Indonesia's future leaders

Leaders from Disabled People’s Organisations have completed a two-week leadership run by the University of Sydney.
09 February 2018

Allergan to acquire University of Sydney spinoff Elastagen

University spinoff Elastagen Pty Ltd has entered into a definitive agreement under which Allergan plc, a leading global biopharmaceutical company, has agreed to acquire the company.
06 February 2018

$1.7 million funding for new ARC Linkage projects

Three University of Sydney projects have been awarded $1.7 million in funding as part of the first Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project outcomes for 2018.
06 February 2018

University of Sydney to help celebrate 40 years of Mardi Gras

For the third time the University of Sydney will be joining the festivities on Oxford Street to celebrate the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, this year as an official supporter of the event.
06 February 2018

Update on carbon footprint investment strategy

The University has met a three-year target to reduce the carbon footprint of its share portfolio, a target set to address concerns about climate change and investment in fossil fuels.
05 February 2018

20 industry partners on board for undergraduate projects

Over 20 businesses and organisations have backed the University of Sydney’s new undergraduate curriculum, which is set to launch in 2018.
02 February 2018

How a teacher from the Torres Strait is driving social change

When you take away culture, you take away someone's ability to live, writes Dr Vanessa Lee. In this opinion piece, she explains her transition from teaching in the Torres Strait to academia.