An anonymous $1.5 million donation to University of Sydney robotics research announced last night aims to make robotic technology accessible to the average Australian farmer. The donation will support the Farmbot for the People project.
Internationally recognised sleep apnea expert and University of Sydney Professor Colin Sullivan is bolstering critical research in sleep and its relationship to chronic disease with a $2 million gift.
The impact of the humanities and social sciences in fostering progressive educational and social change has been boosted, with up to $400,000 made available by donors to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences.
Affordable housing, reducing urban congestion and public transport solutions will be given a $5 million boost thanks to a second gift from Warren Halloran to the University of Sydney’s Henry Halloran Trust.
A $33.7 million gift to the University of Sydney places Australia at the forefront of medicinal cannabinoid research. The donation is the largest gift ever made to research at the University.
Shai Thompson has long aspired to attend the University of Sydney and now, with the help of a generous scholarship funded by BlueScope, she is about to realise her educational dream.
An unprecedented $10.8 million donation to Sydney Nursing School by the Susan and Isaac Wakil Foundation sees the University of Sydney today surpass $500 million in philanthropic funds raised since 2008.
INSPIRED – the campaign to support the University of Sydney has welcomed its 40,000th donor, an alumna whose family association with the University dates back to the early 1900s.
Understanding complementary medicine’s role in healthcare, research and teaching takes a leap forward with the establishment of the Maurice Blackmore Chair in Integrative Medicine at the University of Sydney.
A major gift to the University will enable research into the relationship between oral health and whole-of-body health to find new ways to prevent chronic disease.