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29 March 2018

How one woman transformed the way we study the human body

From a desk surrounded by skeletons, the formidable Mrs Macintosh transformed anatomy studies and research at the University of Sydney. She has inspired scientists and even helped police identify human remains.
28 March 2018

Women's scholarship recipient supports future project leaders

The University of Sydney's John Grill Centre for Project Leadership announced an up-and-coming leader in the resources and mining sector as the recipient of the inaugural Women Leaders in Projects Scholarship.
28 March 2018

Penelope Seidler’s gift to architecture

The distinguished architect Penelope Seidler AM is funding a Visiting Professor in Architectural History at the University of Sydney.
27 March 2018

Head first: sports brain bank launched

Six former pro-footballers have pledged their brains to the new Australian Sports Brain Bank launched today at the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre.
27 March 2018

Education brings a new future to 25 million children in Pakistan

An estimated 25 million children in Pakistan don’t go to school. To change this, Lila Ram works to promote more enlightened teaching methods, equal educational opportunity and the love of learning.
26 March 2018

A breakthrough business that's changing how we shop

The Afterpay logo is suddenly everywhere, not unlike the company's founder, natural-born entrepreneur, Nick Molnar. Afterpay has been embraced by shoppers and retailers. It wasn't an overnight success, but it wasn't far off.
26 March 2018

What role does cultural competence have in higher education?

Cultural Competence and the Higher Education Sector is the focus of a conference to be held on campus next week, hosted by the University of Sydney’s National Centre for Cultural Competence.
23 March 2018

Everything you need to know about daylight saving

Daylight saving is a ritual observed by over 40 percent of the world, but why do we change our clocks and how does it impact your sleep? University of Sydney experts explain.
22 March 2018

How artists can help doctors conquer dangerous lifestyle diseases

In the fight against obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, art can reach the public with messages health professionals find hard to convey, writes Alana Valentine, writer-in-residence at the Charles Perkins Centre.
22 March 2018

Country Women's Association backs scholarship in food security

Thanks to a major donation from the Country Women's Association of NSW, a new PhD scholarship will support a student working to develop a sustainable approach to nutrition.