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28 September 2021

Climate change warning from collapsed ancient cities

Why did some ancient Khmer and Mesoamerican cities collapse between 900-1500CE while their rural surrounds continued to prosper? Intentional adaptation to climate changed conditions may be the answer, suggests a new study, which offers lessons for today.
27 September 2021

Researchers develop 'safe' quarantine monitoring system

A School of Computer Science researcher is collaborating with the NSW Smart Sensing Network (NSSN) and the University of Technology to deliver a quarantine monitoring system that could be used by arrivals once state and national borders reopen.
27 September 2021

Finger tracing enhances learning: evidence for 100-year-old practice

A practice used by education pioneer Montessori in the early 1900s has received further validation, with studies showing that finger tracing makes learning easier and more motivating. Imagining an object after tracing it can generate even faster learning, for children and adults alike.
27 September 2021

Brain and Mind Centre mental health modelling recognised globally

Advanced mental health modelling by the Brain and Mind Centre is making global impact, recognised as a top innovation by the World Economic Forum announced through Scientific American, and leading to an essay in Nature today.

24 September 2021

NSW boosts research funding to manage scarce water resources

Associate Professor Willem Vervoort is helping to coordinate new research initiatives to monitor complex river systems to better understand how water is used in NSW.
24 September 2021

University of Sydney graduates named Australia's most employable

Graduates from the University of Sydney have been named the most employable in Australia and fourth globally, according to the 2022 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.
23 September 2021

High demand for Dubbo medical program

The new Dubbo-based Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree has received strong interest from aspiring doctors with a passion for rural practice, with construction of the new facilities on track to welcome students in 2022.
23 September 2021

COVID, lockdowns, tax time: scammers pose triple threat

The pandemic, ongoing lockdowns and tax return time are leading to a perfect scam storm, says Dr Suranga Seneviratne from the School of Computer Science.
23 September 2021

Sydney student tackles master's degree from home in Delhi slum

Tushar Joshi has won the Sydney Scholars India Equity Scholarship, commencing a Master of International Relations. Due to COVID-19, he is studying remotely from the one-room home he shares with his family of four.
22 September 2021

Indigenous Artists-in-Residence

The Sydney Conservatorium of Music has established the Indigenous Artists-in-Residence program, a pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to interact and collaborate with Conservatorium students and staff in the sharing of music, knowledge and culture.