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16 December 2020

Who cares for care workers?

The intricacies of the employment-care work connection must be better factored into policy, a new expert report asserts. Now, more than ever, bolstered child, disability and aged care arrangements will benefit all Australians.
16 December 2020

What happened to 2020? 10 talks for your podcast playlist

2020 is coming to an end but the events of this year will long stay with us. We brought together leading thinkers from the University of Sydney and beyond to make sense of it all.

16 December 2020

Why unis must prepare students to secure our food and the planet

Universities have an obligation to make the learning of agriculture as varied, dynamic, interesting and modern as the industry is itself. Our academic leaders put out a call for a new visionary curriculum.
16 December 2020

Australia likely no longer key migration destination

Save for India, people from other countries are lukewarm on migration to Australia, finds a study based on open-access web data. The study also reveals that while Australians are highly engaged in migration as a subject, they feel neutral about it in practice.
16 December 2020

What's up Skip? Kangaroos really can 'talk' to us

New research shows that non-domesticated animals such as the iconic Australian marsupial can seek to engage with humans to help them solve problems.
16 December 2020

Sydney University and General Electric to drive Australian manufacturing

GE subsidiary GE Additive and the University of Sydney are creating a high-tech hub to usher in new era of advanced manufacturing in Australia. Advanced manufacturing could add up to $30 billion to Australia's manufacturing output by 2026.
16 December 2020

'Same old housing' not right for modern Australia

New research finds that new homes being built in Australia are failing to meet the changing needs of Australia's diverse population in terms of the size and form of dwellings, tenure options and their affordability.