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Boost for bowel cancer research

Researching a cure for Australia’s second biggest cancer killer is to receive a major boost with $8.9 million to establish a professorial chair in bowel cancer research at the University of Sydney.


Supporting Indigenous pathways to university

Helping Aboriginal students in financial need and who are from rural, regional or remote areas is the motivation behind Mr Jamieson’s $143,000 gift to establish the Douglas Jamieson Aboriginal Scholarship.

Filling the gap in oral health care

A generous gift to the University’s Faculty of Dentistry and Charles Perkins Centre will allow the University to push the boundaries of our understanding of dental and systemic health and find new ways to prevent chronic disease.

Novelist and poet John A. Scott wins David Harold Tribe Fiction Award

The University of Sydney’s Department of English was pleased to present the David Harold Tribe Fiction Award 2014 to novelist and poet John A. Scott on Friday evening. The award was made possible by a donation from David Harold Tribe through the David Harold Tribe Charitable Foundation.

STEM Academy to inspire teaching excellence

A new academy that aims to inspire teaching excellence in mathematics, science and technology skills among Australian high school teachers will enrol its first class this weekend at the University of Sydney.