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INSPIRED! $1 billion philanthropic achievement

University achieves unprecedented philanthropic goal The University of Sydney has reached its $1 billion target following an epic philanthropic campaign – the most successful of any university in the nation. University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence announced the achievement of the…


Sydney scientists solve 30-year wheat rust puzzle

Stripe rust is aggressive and adapts easily to different climates   An international group of scientists co-led by the University of Sydney has isolated the first major resistance genes against stripe rust, which threatens to devastate whole crops of the…