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A Labour of Love
Guy Boncardo’s Sicilian parents, Adamo and Francesca, worked hard their whole lives so their children could have the education and the opportunities that war and poverty had denied them. With a bequest to UNSW, Guy has made sure their dreams of a better future will be shared with generations of young Australians, for many years to come.
Professor Judy Simpson: STEM trailblazer
As a biostatistician, Professor Judy Simpson blazed a trail for others to follow. Now, she wants to ensure that all women have an equal opportunity to thrive in STEM.
Meet the innovators and change makers pushing boundaries
From tech startups to platforms that make healthcare more accessible, UNSW alumni, students and staff feature as some of the movers and shakers in this year’s ‘Innovators 2022’ list.
An investment in the things that matter
As one of the early graduates of the UNSW School of Law, John Bagnall was in a position to apply his formidable critical thinking skills to the question of where he could make the biggest impact as a donor. His investigation led him to a Gift in Will that would improve the job prospects of UNSW undergraduates, forge new thinking in the energy sector, and foster the culture of campus sport.
Living with Purpose and Empowering Voices
With a wealth of international experience, and communications skills honed during her Bachelor of Media studies at UNSW, Ané Coetzee brings her entrepreneurial spirit and strategic approach to tackling some of the world’s most pressing problems.
From little things...
The pioneering support provided by Geoff Ainsworth AM and Johanna Featherstone of the Oranges & Sardines Foundation was critical to the success of the Uluru Dialogues: a national roadshow of education and consultation in search of a way forward for the constitutional recognition of First Nations peoples. Five years on, resolution is closer than it’s ever been before.
Operation Posidonia: Planting a seahorses’ playground
A Wild Innovator grant from Wild Elements Foundation worth US$100,000 is helping UNSW Sydney marine ecologist Professor Adriana Vergés replant waving seagrass meadows in Sydney’s Gamay Botany Bay.
The big questions
How do we design a health system that works for every Australian, no matter their age, their income or where they live? With a multi-million-dollar grant from The Ian Potter Foundation, that’s the big, complex question the UNSW Centre for Future Health Systems is seeking to answer.
A legacy born of love, wanderlust and the search for meaning
A scholar of global repute and a gentleman of cherished memory, Professor Roger Layton AM has left a legacy that will play out in the hearts and minds of students, teachers, researchers – and music-lovers, the world over.