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Celebrating Women conference

Attend Celebrating Women: leading and sustaining communities on 6 March 2015.

Women at the University of Sydney

News and initiatives

20:20 vision for our campus

Congratulations to the Campus Infrastructure and Services (CIS) team, who last week received the welcome news that the 2014-20 Campus Improvement Program (CIP) Stage 1 proposal has been approved by the NSW Government.

Staff flu vaccinations

The University is offering free influenza vaccinations for staff at the Camperdown, Darlington, Cumberland and Camden campuses.

Service updates

News and notices

Prizes and awards in science

Awards season is here, with several high-profile prizes now open for nominations, including Eureka Prizes, Tall Poppies, Prime Ministers Prizes and more. These awards provide a great opportunity to acknowledge and potentially reward the fantastic work of our colleagues, mentors and friends around the Faculty. 

Calling nominations for the Helen Beh citizenship award

The Helen Beh Award is for a Science student (undergraduate OR postgraduate) who has contributed most to the Faculty’s non-academic activities and interests. Academic staff are encrouaged to nominate candidates; nominations are due by 31 March.

High Performance Computing

Access to a High Performance Computing (HPC) service supporting high quality research will be available to University of Sydney researchers from the end of March 2015. Regsiter now for HPC training on the Research support website.

Social media

Did you know the Faculty is on Facebook, Twitter and Yammer? We already have over 100 academics and professional staff active on our social media channels. So why not join us and stay up to date on all thats happening!

Events and dates

17 Mar

2015 Dr Peter Domachuk Memorial Lecture

"From designer optical materials to structured light for the Internet of Things: adventures of an optical scientist". Presented by Professor Federico Capasso from Harvard University. Tuesday 17 March, 6pm @McLaurin Hall. Free to attend, registration required.

19 Mar

Women in STEMM seminar: Imagining new metrics

Presented by medical researcher and blogger Professor Jenny Martin. The seminar will discuss improving university metrics and establishing gender equity in higher education. The seminar begins with morning tea at 10:30am in the Law Foyer Room 2.

25 Mar

Sydney Science Forum: A Game of Homes

A Game of homes: How honeybees choose a nest. Presented by Associate Professor Mary Myerscough School of Mathematics and Statistics 
5.45pm, Eastern Avenue Auditorium

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