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New course recognises changing healthcare landscape

Mon, 13 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT

As healthcare increasingly depends on the innovative use of modern technologies the University of Sydney has announced a first of its kind master's degree aimed at developing leaders in the emerging field of health technology.



Concert to celebrate Peter Sculthorpe

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney announces a special evening to celebrate the life and music of Peter Sculthorpe AO OBE, Australia's most revered composer of the 20th century. The free public performance will be presented by Sydney Conservatorium of Music and its students on Saturday 25 October 2014 from 7pm.



Study to look at link between pet abuse and domestic violence

Mon, 18 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT

Dr Lydia Tong, a veterinary scientist from the University of Sydney has produced a means for vets to spot the deliberate abuse of dogs and will now at connections between abuse of pets and domestic violence.



A Great Australian Composer and National Treasure: Peter Sculthorpe 1929-2014

Fri, 08 Aug 2014 00:00:00 GMT

Peter Sculthorpe, Emeritus Professor of Composition at the University of Sydney, Australia's most significant composer, passed away in Sydney at the age of 85.



Mourning the loss of Australia's only Nobel prize winner in Chemistry, Sir John Warcup Cornforth

Tue, 17 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT

The University of Sydney today acknowledged the passing of one of its most prestigious graduates, Australia's only Nobel Prize winner in Chemistry, Sir John Warcup Cornforth.



Anne Dunn's legacy honoured with new Memorial Fund

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 00:00:00 GMT

In honour of the memory and achievements of journalism academic and broadcaster Associate Professor Anne Dunn (1950-2012), the University of Sydney's Department of Media and Communications has established the Anne Dunn Memorial Fund.



The dictator and the composer

Tue, 05 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT

Honorary Professor Sheila Fitzpatrick reflects on the lives of vicious leader Joseph Stalin and apolitical artist Sergei Prokofiev.



In memory of former Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown

Tue, 04 Jan 2011 00:00:00 GMT

The distinguished former Vice-Chancellor Professor Gavin Brown has died aged 68.



Memorial service for Sir Bruce Williams

Thu, 19 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT

A memorial service for the late Sir Bruce Williams will be held in the Great Hall of the University of Sydney Camperdown Campus at 10am, Monday 23 August. The distinguished former Vice-Chancellor died last week aged 91.



In memory of former Vice-Chancellor Sir Bruce Williams

Mon, 09 Aug 2010 00:00:00 GMT

The distinguished former Vice-Chancellor Sir Bruce Williams has died aged 91.