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21 April 2021

Quantum ethics project awarded DFAT grant

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has awarded the Centre for International Security Studies (CISS) $800,000 over two years to develop accords for the ethical use of quantum technologies.
21 April 2021

University joins ground-breaking EducateAT Parramatta Alliance

An alliance between the City of Parramatta, Western Sydney Local Health District and universities in Sydney's geographical centre has launched to cement the City as a global education destination.
20 April 2021

Cars will be king until transport authorities connect the dots

Access to unlimited trips on public transport is a more compelling incentive for consumers than price points, was the main finding of an innovative trial of transport subscription plans by University of Sydney researchers.
19 April 2021

How much time and money do commuters save working from home?

Commuters could save an average of 90 hours (or two-and-a-half working weeks) each year if work from home continues at current rates, according to preliminary findings of a University of Sydney survey.
16 April 2021

Port Arthur had survivors: the world's other victims of gun violence

Gun violence tends to be measured in lives lost, rather than the much more numerous survivors of gun violence. Gun law advocate, Rebecca Peters, is working to redress the balance.
15 April 2021

Not if but when - Sydney can expect more flood disasters

Sydney's recent disastrous flood wasn't unprecedented but we can expect more major events within 10 years, says Associate Professor Thomas Hubble from the School of Geosciences.
15 April 2021

Dorothy Hoddinott awarded honorary doctorate

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate to Dorothy Hoddinott AO in recognition of her outstanding contributions to public education, social justice and human rights.
14 April 2021

What is Novavax, Australia's third COVID vaccine option?

Australia has a deal for a third vaccine developed by US biotech company Novavax. Professor Jamie Triccas explains more about this 'protein subunit' vaccine, which is yet to be approved by the Therapeutic Goods Administration.
14 April 2021

Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureates lead symposium

Sydney School of Architecture, Design and Planning (SADP) will host the inaugural Rothwell Chair Symposium this April. Curated by SADP and Rothwell Co-Chairs, the 2021 Pritzker Prize Laureates, Lacaton & Vassal, the symposium will focus on international and local social and affordable housing design.
13 April 2021

Emily Maguire's Love Objects launched at Charles Perkins Centre

Emily Maguire, acclaimed author and 2018 recipient of the Judy Harris Writer in Residence Fellowship at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre, launched her new book Love Objects last week.