MIL-OSI Australia: 12 July 2018 The family that’s part of University history For almost as long as it’s been possible for women to study at the University of Sydney, women from Anne Bollen’s family have been here. That proud tradition continues.
Source: University of Sydney Left to right: Isobel Francis, Anne Bollen, Jennifer Bollen, Helena Bollen, newly graduated Monica Bollen, and Clare Bollen. When Anne Bollen (BA ’59 DipEd ’60) started at the University, she was Anne Thomson. She remembers being introduced to a tall and charming young man on the steps of the Nicholson Museum. […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 12 July 2018 Architecture boosted by major gift from Susan and Garry Rothwell A high-profile Sydney couple say too many of our city’s big building projects go to international firms. They plan to ‘turbocharge’ Australian architecture with a generous donation.
Source: University of Sydney The Arch-Museum, a project by graduate student Gracie Guan. Susan and Garry Rothwell have helped shape Sydney – she as an architect and he as an architect-turned-property-developer. Now the couple has made a transformative donation to the University of Sydney that could have a profound impact on Australian architecture, and disrupt […]Read More →
Source: Tertiary Education Union Silencing staff, cutting the Faculty of Education and Social Work in the midst of a nationwide teacher shortage, and refusing to listen to serious concerns about the direction he is taking the University of Auckland. It is time we talked about Vice-Chancellor Professor Stuart McCutcheon and his leadership, the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 11 July 2018 Volunteers shine at University archaeology dig Archaeologists don’t see much Indiana Jones-style action, but at a long-running University dig in Cyprus, archaeology professionals and volunteers share the adventure.
Source: University of Sydney Archaeologists don’t see much Indiana Jones-style action, but at a long-running University dig in Cyprus, archaeology professionals and volunteers share the adventure. The Paphos Theatre rises above trench 11B (foreground) which revealed part of the medieval structure and evidence of Roman landscaping. Archaeology has fascinated Danny Blackman (BA ’73) since she […]Read More →
Source: Tertiary Education Union All future policy and funding must be based on the understanding that an accessible, fully funded and quality tertiary education sector is a core part of people’s every day lives. That’s the advice staff working in the sector have given to the Education Minister today in a report published as part of national education […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 10 July 2018 Could mental health apps lead to overdiagnosis? Mental health app marketing commonly presents mental health problems as ubiquitous and individuals as responsible for mental wellbeing; overdiagnosis and denial of the social factors related to mental health could result.
Source: University of Sydney There are tens of thousands of commercially available mental health apps on the market, many hugely popular. But how do these apps portray mental health and how does this suggest mental health problems should be managed? Research led by the University of Sydney aimed to identify how the advertising materials for […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 10 July 2018 Sydney’s Q-CTRL wins backing from global technology funds Multimillion dollar investment in Professor Michael Biercuk’s company shows the quantum economy is emerging right here, right now at the University of Sydney and related entities.
Source: University of Sydney Professor Michael Biercuk at the Sydney Nanoscience Hub, home for Q-CTRL. Three global technology funding giants have invested in Q-CTRL, Australia’s first venture-capital-backed quantum technology company, established by the University of Sydney’s Professor Michael Biercuk. Sequoia China and DCVC (Data Collective) with Hong Kong-based Horizons Ventures today announced completion of Q-CTRL’s […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 09 July 2018 Fellowships to support outstanding early-career researchers The University of Sydney Fellowships allow outstanding postdocs to conduct innovative, multidisciplinary work at one of the world’s top 45 research universities. Applications close on 19 August 2018.
Source: University of Sydney Some of the 2018 University of Sydney Fellows (from left) Dr Hamid Arandiyan, Dr Brigitte Sommer, Dr Stefan Oehlers, Dr Jonathan Danon, Dr Rachael Dodd, Dr Zac Chatterton, with 2017 Fellow Dr Mohammad Ali Moni (centre, seated). High-achieving postdoctoral researchers from around the world are invited to apply for the University of […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 09 July 2018 The time for a sugar tax is now As a federal election looms, now is the time for coordinated, strategic and innovative action to improve Australia’s health according to the authors of a Perspective article published in the Medical Journal of Australia today.
Source: University of Sydney “It is time the price of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) at the register more accurately reflected the true cost of their consumption on Australia’s health and economy,” write the authors Ms Alexandra Jones from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre and the George Institute for Global Health, and Dr Alessandro Demaio […]Read More →
MIL-OSI Australia: 09 July 2018 New transport research hub features Sydney University partnerships The University of Sydney’s Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies and John Grill Centre for Project Leadership is proud to have their two research partnerships featured on Transport for NSW’s new research hub.
Source: University of Sydney Transport for NSW has launched its new Research Hub, a new research engagement model that includes an online platform featuring partnerships and research collaboration. The University of Sydney’s Institute for Transport and Logistics Studies and John Grill Centre for Project Leadership are both featured as research partners. The Research Hub will facilitate research collaboration with […]Read More →