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10 December 2020

Professor Greg Whitwell re-elected as Chair of CEMS Global Alliance

Professors Gregory Whitwell, Dean of the University of Sydney Business School and Lars StrannegÄrd, President of the Stockholm School of Economics have been re-elected as CEMS Chair and Co-Chair respectively of the global alliance.
10 December 2020

China debate borrows language from the Cold War

Professor James Curran at the University of Sydney delivered an address at the Australian Institute of International Affairs in Sydney about the current problems in Australia's relationship with China.
10 December 2020

Space weather discovery puts 'habitable planets' at risk

Using radio signals as an indicator of stellar activity will allow astronomers to determine 'space weather' in nearby solar systems. The news is not great for life (as we know it) from our nearest neighbour.
09 December 2020

Innovation ensures equity and enables teaching during COVID

A multidisciplinary project featuring Bachelor of Design Computing students, expanded learning opportunities for Sydney Medical Program students and ensured equity for rural-based students by redeveloping an out-dated teaching module.
09 December 2020

New alcohol guidelines urge Aussies to go easy on the booze

Under the new recommendations, healthy adults should drink no more than ten standard drinks a week, and no more than four on any one day.
08 December 2020

University of Sydney first choice for school leavers in NSW

The University of Sydney continues to be the preferred university for New South Wales school leavers, according to data released this week from the Universities Admissions Centre.
08 December 2020

University of Sydney researcher joins prestigious authors list

The American Library Association has selected a book on why the US has failed to intervene in genocide as one of its top academic titles for 2020.
08 December 2020

Professor Nalini Joshi awarded the George Szekeres Medal

Professor Joshi from the School of Mathematics and Statistics has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to mathematical sciences by the discipline's peak national body.
07 December 2020

3 billion animals impacted by fires including 60,000 koalas: report

Estimates some 3 billion animals were killed or misplaced by the 2019-20 mega-fires in Australia have been confirmed - with a breakdown by animal type for the first time - in a conclusive Sydney-led report commissioned by WWF.

07 December 2020

Ensuring Sydney's place as a global hub for quantum technology

The NSW Government has helped to bring together four Sydney universities to promote our harbour city as an international centre for excellence in quantum technology, supporting jobs, research and education.