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09 July 2018

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women influencing Sydney staff

From storytellers and activists to mothers and leaders, the active participation and strength of Indigenous women has enabled generations who have followed.
05 July 2018

Portrait of an engineering trailblazer

As a respected engineer and transformative staff member at the University of Sydney for more than 50 years, of course Professor Rolf Prince would have a portrait done. One of his students, Don Heussler, helped make it happen.
05 July 2018

On-campus exam prep for Year 12 Indigenous students

The University's winter program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 12 students will provide academic support ahead of final exams, and guidance for applying to and starting university.
04 July 2018

Samoa's national orchestra masters the classical and traditional

Spending time as a teacher with the National Orchestra of Samoa, Sydney Conservatorium of Music alumna, Beatrice Carey, was swept up in the spirit of their music making.
28 June 2018

Researchers honoured with NHMRC Awards

Research into cardiovascular disease, back pain, kidney disease and brain injury has been recognised at the NHMRC Excellence Awards.
28 June 2018

Discussions with the Ramsay Centre: VC letter to NTEU

In response to a letter from the NTEU, the Vice-Chancellor reaffirms key facts about the University's discussions with the Ramsay Centre, including non-negotiable matters such as academic freedom and autonomy.
27 June 2018

The 78ers Legacy Fund: crowdfunding to celebrate Mardi Gras' 40th

A University of Sydney crowdfunding initiative will honour the activists who took to Sydney's streets for the first Mardi Gras and helped transform gay and lesbian lives in Australia.

27 June 2018

Dr Shelley Wickham wins Westpac Fellowship to study DNA origami

Dr Wickham will build new tools made from DNA origami - tiny tweezers, spanners, wrenches and springs - to better understand blood clotting on nanosurfaces and ultimately design better materials.
25 June 2018

New research reveals how rugby league players make it to the top

As New South Wales celebrates Origin victory it's likely some parents have hopes for their own children's sporting careers. So what does it take to make it to the top tier of rugby league?
20 June 2018

From protest to party: conference honours 40 years of Mardi Gras

An international academic conference commemorating 40 years of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras will be held at the University of Sydney next week.