A $15 million bequest from a modest and enigmatic resident of Wellington, NSW will provide a huge boon for University of Sydney’s research into the state’s second most common cancer.
University of Sydney alumnus and renowned Australian arts patron Kenneth Reed has donated $500,000, and bequeathed $5 million and a collection of ‘Old Master’ Dutch paintings, to his alma mater.
Andrew McLeod’s selection for the 2012 Peter Cameron Sydney Oxford Scholarship provided him with a year of deep reflection about some of the most complex issues posed by the law.
The Ramaciotti Foundation is investing $1 million to support a new approach to understanding human disease.
In recent years, Australia’s local councils have been increasing their use of panels to strengthen development application (DA) processes. The implications of this trend are being researched by Yolande Stone as part of her Planner-in-Residency (PIR) appointment with the Henry Halloran Trust.
Close to 600 people attended the Recognition Reception, a special event to thank the University’s inspirational community of alumni, donors and volunteers.
The Poche Centre for Indigenous Health has launched a new program training local people to become dental assistants in their own community.
Throughout 2013, the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health has achieved some remarkable milestones in improving health in Indigenous communities.
Professor Charles Mackay, who has been named as Australian Diabetes Council Chair of Diabetes at the University’s Charles Perkins Centre, predicts that new research can bring about a dramatic decrease in the incidence of all types of diabetes in the foreseeable future.
The University of Sydney and Sydney Festival have joined forces to celebrate the unique connection between Sydneysiders and our great city.