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22 May 2019

Planning Australia's healthy built environments

University of Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning academic Doctor Jennifer Kent looks into research that shines a light on the links between land-use planning and human health.
22 May 2019

Experts ask authority to hold oil giant to account on Bight plan

A group of energy and natural resource experts, led by the University of Sydney, is calling on Australia's regulator to hold Norwegian oil company Equinor to account over its proposal to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.
21 May 2019

Sydney ranked among Australia's 20 most attractive employers

The University of Sydney has been voted as Australia's 13th most attractive employer, based on data collected from 10,000 Australian workers by Randstad.
21 May 2019

University of Sydney design students 'hack' needle phobias

Students from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning participated in a 'hackathon' at the Westmead Education and Conference Centre in Westmead Hospital on 12 April to support children with severe needle phobias.
20 May 2019

Scientists rush to support complex insight into obesity

Playwright Alana Valentine has been delighted by responses from scientists to her work Made to Measure, now playing at the Seymour Centre.
20 May 2019

Sydney experts advocate for inclusivity at the OECD

Intergenerational inequality creating a new class system, the need to apply a gender lens on the future of work and women in STEMM are some of the key arguments University of Sydney academics will make at the 2019 OECD Forum.
20 May 2019

Find your calling this National Volunteer Week

The University offers a range of volunteering opportunities that anyone can get involved in. There's a lot to choose from, so we've created a brief guide to help you find the right 'fit'.
17 May 2019

Timor-Leste aims to become world's first plastics-neutral country

University spin-out company Licella will use catalytic technology developed by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer as part of global consortium to donate plastics recycling plant to the people of Timor-Leste.
17 May 2019

Vale Bob Hawke

Chancellor of the University of Sydney Belinda Hutchinson AM and Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence AC today honoured former Prime Minister Bob Hawke AC who passed away on Thursday 16 May 2019.
16 May 2019

Leading virtuoso Zhang Qiang and prodigious pipa performer Liu Lu in concert

One of the world's greatest pipa players, Zhang Qiang, will join Sydney Conservatorium of Music lecturer Liu Lu to perform for the first time in Australia.