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20 November 2019

How a Sydney student champions the LGBTIQ community globally

Amy McCarthy has been instrumental in improving support for transgender students at the University of Sydney. Now, the undergraduate student is pushing for change on a global scale.
20 November 2019

Employer engagement key to boosting jobs for refugees

A groundbreaking report on barriers to refugee employment has called on the government to consider measures including employer education programs as ways of encouraging firms to hire and retain humanitarian migrants.

20 November 2019

Anita Ho-Baillie announced as inaugural John Hooke Chair of Nanoscience

A world-leading expert in solar cell research, Anita Ho-Baillie will next year join Sydney Nano and the Faculty of Science as our first Chair of Nanoscience.
20 November 2019

Meet Australia's High Commissioner to India

As a delegation from the University travels across India, Her Excellency Harinder Sidhu tells us about the pressures and rewards of her role, and her hopes for Indian students at Sydney.
20 November 2019

Economic famines affect millions. The answer could be in Bangladesh

Not all famines are caused by droughts, floods or wars. In Bangladesh, famines are driven by unemployment. Shyamal Chowdhury grew up seeing the devastating consequences. Now he might have a solution.

20 November 2019

14 academics named in influential highly-cited scholars list

Academics recognised as world-leading experts in wide-ranging science disciplines, from renewable energies and soil science to chronic disease prevention and cancer research.
20 November 2019

Dr Karl wins UNESCO Kalinga Prize for Popularisation of Science

Following in the footsteps of David Suzuki, Arthur C. Clarke and David Attenborough, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki has been recognised by the United Nations for his ability to communicate science to the public.
20 November 2019

Beauty in the biased eye of the beholder

When looking at paintings, we don't assess each one on its own merits. Instead, we carry a bias, according to a new study in Psychology.
20 November 2019

Sydney scholars receive honour for achievement in the humanities

The Australian Academy of the Humanities has elected two University of Sydney researchers and practitioners as fellows and has welcomed a University leader to their council this week.
17 November 2019

Engineering/Commerce student envisions future Sydney

Undergraduate Engineering/Commerce student, James Kapaniris has been named the 2019 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar, for his vision to transform Sydney's living density.