28 April 2023

Taking a worldview

When Professor Yane Svetiev arrived in Australia from the former Yugoslavia, he wasn't sure how long he would stay. Two years on he was awarded a scholarship, and so began a career which has taken him around the world.
28 April 2023

Australia's immigration system set for overhaul after damning review

Associate Professor Anna Boucher, Chair of the Discipline of Government and International Relations, examines the key changes proposed for Australian immigration.
28 April 2023

Study warns of underestimated uncertainty in published research

New research involving the University of Sydney Business School has found researchers underestimate the degree of uncertainty in their findings.
26 April 2023

Nano-architectured materials that respond to light in real time

Biological systems respond to external stimuli such as light, heat, magnetism. Scientists are looking to develop new materials that mimic these abilities for myriad uses in nanoscience, engineering and medicine.
24 April 2023

From Henson to Christo

Some of photography's best-known luminaries feature in a new Chau Chak Wing Museum exhibition examining the interaction between photography and performance.
24 April 2023

Nanowire networks learn and remember like a human brain

An international team led by scientists at the University of Sydney has demonstrated nanowire networks can exhibit both short- and long-term memory like the human brain.
24 April 2023

Discover staged photos before the smartphone 

The Chau Chak Wing Museum presents The Staged Photograph, an exhibition exploring images from the mid-19th and early 20th centuries from Australia, Britain and the United States.
20 April 2023

Study shows humans around the world like to help

A global study, led by co-director of the Sydney Centre for Language Research Professor Nick Enfield, shows human tendency to help others within their social group is universal.
19 April 2023

From parsecs to milliCrab: why do astronomers use such weird units?

An asteroid 'the size of 33 armadillos' might be a flight of fancy, but real astronomers do measure celestial objects with units that sound just as strange. Dr Laura Driessen from explains.
18 April 2023

From living in a Delhi slum to studying at Sydney

A life-changing scholarship has brought Sumit from the Tigri slum community to the University of Sydney to complete his dream postgraduate degree.