30 November 2016

Employability skills: 6 ways to get a job and keep it

These days, more than ever, having a university education isn't the only thing that'll land you your dream job. We spoke to employers to get their top tips on the employability skills you should have.

29 November 2016

The Sydney entrepreneur behind the famous face

Many Australians would know her face from the $20 note, but may know less about Mary Reibey’s story – the single mother of seven children who became a legendary businesswoman in Sydney during the 1800s.

29 November 2016

China calls on cloud computing expert

Australian cloud computing specialist Professor Albert Zomaya from the University of Sydney will work with one of China's leading tertiary institution to create more environmentally sustainable data centres.

28 November 2016

Charles Perkins Centre seeks its next Writer in Residence

Stella Prize-winning author Charlotte Wood is calling for Australia's most talented writers to seize unexpected creative opportunities by applying for the 2017 Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship.

27 November 2016

Landmark Chew and Spit study underway

A review of Chew and Spit research revealed a lack of information about the disordered eating phenomenon – prompting research now underway – to help develop treatments and answer questions about wide-reaching consequences.

25 November 2016

Does pressure to be a 'real man' lead to violence against women?

There is growing evidence that violence against women may be the result of society’s traditional beliefs about what it means to be a “real man”.

25 November 2016

Atomic blueprint device: a winner

Dr Peter Liddicoat, a recipient of AMP Tomorrow funds and PhD graduate of Materials Engineering, has developed a new microscope that can unravel the ‘DNA’ of inorganic materials. 

24 November 2016

Trump: Tragedy or farce?

As the world tries to determine what kind of President Donald Trump will be, Professor James Der Derian writes Trump's tale is not a new one for history.

24 November 2016

Major finding identifies nitrogen as key driver for gut health

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the microbiota.

24 November 2016

World of viruses uncovered – not just unwanted house bugs

1445 viruses have been discovered in the most populous animals – those without backbones such as insects and worms – in a Nature paper that shows human diseases like influenza are derived from those present in invertebrates.