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21 December 2018

Sydney opens doors in Vietnam

The University of Sydney is once again holding information days in Vietnam, a once-a-year opportunity for you to meet our staff, students and alumni in Vietnam.

21 December 2018

10 podcasts to feed your brain over the summer holiday

We've selected some of the most thoughtful, challenging and inspiring podcasts of the year. How we can create accessible and inclusive spaces for all? Why is it so hard for white people to talk about racism? Will there be stars in the sky forever?
20 December 2018

10 of the best science discoveries at Sydney in 2018

From genomics and agriculture to astronomy and quantum physics, University of Sydney researchers have uncovered amazing things we didn't know about last year. Here are just 10 of them.
19 December 2018

What students think about women in engineering

Undergraduate students studying aeronautical, biomedical and mechanical engineering have shared why they'd like to see more women and girls studying engineering, and why they believe diversity is the key to innovation.
18 December 2018

Sydney scientists develop work-around for quantum architecture

Working with Professor David Reilly, Dr Xanthe Croot and Sebastian Pauka have invented a qubit architecture designed to improve scalability for semiconductor-based quantum computers.
18 December 2018

Increased physical activity linked to better mood

Increasing physical activity may be an effective way to boost mood states especially in people with bipolar disorder a new study in JAMA Psychiatry reveals.
18 December 2018

Planning starts for global agricultural science hub in Sydney

Combining the University's world-class veterinary, agriculture and life sciences expertise with the Department of Primary Industry at the historic Elizabeth Macarthur Agriculture Institute will amplify and support research in plant biology, soil science, food research and animal husbandry.
17 December 2018

Three RACI awards for our chemistry researchers

Three RACI awards for the School of Chemistry reflect strong tradition and emerging strength across the chemical sciences at the University of Sydney.
17 December 2018

University continues to reduce carbon footprint of listed investments

The University of Sydney has moved beyond a three-year commitment to ensure the carbon footprint of its share portfolio remains at least 20 percent below its listed equity composite benchmark.
14 December 2018

Our cities' looming contagion

Our cities are becoming denser, the global population is expanding and more people are travelling by air than ever - so what does this mean for the health of Australians?