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19 November 2018

Connecting human and machine learning with creativity

What will the future of work look like for creative agencies? How can technology be applied to the creative process? These will be the central questions University of Sydney academics and students will grapple with in a new partnership with advertising agency J. Walter Thompson China in Shanghai.
19 November 2018

Carp-culling project will be a one-hit wonder, experts warn

Associate Professor Joy Becker is a member of the National Carp Control Program Scientific Advisory Group. Her research suggests the CyHV3 virus will not overcome the carp's 'remarkable fecundity'.
19 November 2018

Student visionaries dream of a future-proof global Sydney

Seven architecture, arts, business and engineering students with a keen eye on Sydney's future as a global city have been selected as finalists for the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholarship.
16 November 2018

What is the future of data security in Australia?

The University of Sydney has been invited to collaborate with the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet utilising the expertise of its researchers for the development of the government's new data sharing policy
16 November 2018

Human rights for women: is 16 days of activism enough?

The United Nations General Assembly designated 25 November as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women in 1999. Sydney experts reflect on how far human rights for women has come.
15 November 2018

Dr Michael Bowen awarded NHMRC grant for novel autism research

University of Sydney researcher Dr Michael Bowen has won a $634,841 NHMRC project grant to develop new approaches for treating autism and improve the health and healthcare of children and their families living with autism.
15 November 2018

National Dreamtime Awards 2018

University of Sydney academics Michael Mossman, Nicole Watson, Emma Walke and Katrina Thorpe, and student, Liam Coe have been honoured with nominations for the National Dreamtime Awards 2018.
15 November 2018

Largest student mobility program in Australia

The University of Sydney now has the largest student mobility program of any university in Australia, doubling in size since 2014.
15 November 2018

D18: 100 Years of innovation

An exhibition showcasing a diverse range of new ideas across robotics and drones, mobile apps, 3D modelling, digital systems and wearable technology by graduating students.
14 November 2018

How research is helping to reduce prejudice between people online

Research by academics in the School of Psychology has shown that online interaction between groups that have historically been hostile or distrustful has brought people together and shifted prejudices.