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Hype and cash are muddying our understanding of quantum computing

The head of the University of Sydney's Quantum Control Laboratory, Professor Michael Biercuk, helps you assess the various competing claims about the next big technological breakthrough. ... Professor Michael Biercuk in his laboratory. It’s no surprise
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We shouldn't select refugees by religion

Address. Level 4 Corner of Eastern Avenue and City Road Michael Spence Building F23.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/09/22/we-shouldn-t-select-refugees-by-religion.html
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Time to say no to shameful TPP trade-offs

Time to say no to shameful TPP trade-offs. 30 September 2015. It is time to ask why the Australian Government would secretly trade off democratic rights to decide national laws on medicines, public health and copyright, writes Dr Patricia Ranald.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/09/30/time-to-say-no-to-shameful-tpp-trade-offs.html
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Protecting the rights of the digital workforce in the ‘gig’ economy

Protecting the rights of the digital workforce in the ‘gig’ economy. 18 August 2015. The gig economy can offer greater flexibility and economic efficiencies but at what cost? Professor Joseph Davis writes in The Conversation. The reality of
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/08/18/-protecting-the-rights-of-the-digital-workforce-in-the-gig-econo.html
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Reducing stress at work is a walk in the park

Reducing stress at work is a walk in the park. 18 April 2016. Urban ecology PhD candidate Lucy Taylor and Associate Professor Dieter Hochuli discuss the benefits of finding nature in the city. The sky is blue and you are walking through a park,
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Why it matters that student participation in maths and science is declining

Why it matters that student participation in maths and science is declining. 13 October 2015. If declining participation in maths and science continues, Australians can no longer think of themselves as belonging to the clever country, writes Dr
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What it’s like to be a woman working in science, and how to make it better

What it's like to be a woman in science. 17 September 2015. With the launch of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program, Professor Nalini Joshi describes her experience as the first female mathematics professor at Sydney. This
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Going for green Why Rio’s swimming pools are changing colour

How does a sudden algae bloom, a change in pool alkalinity, or a chemical reaction in water, cause a change in the water colour?
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Forget the 3Rs: modern schools need to embrace the 4Cs

Professor Michael Anderson. Teachers need more than policy. No one is pretending changing schooling is easy. ... Dr Michael Anderson is a Professor of Education (Arts and Creativity) in the Sydney School of Education and Social Work.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/03/09/forget-the-3rs--modern-schools-need-to-embrace-the-4cs.html
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Cost of living deters disadvantaged students

Cost of living deters disadvantaged students. 8 February 2017. Disadvantaged and low-SES students are disproportionately affected by cost-of-living pressures, writes University of Sydney Vice-Chancellor Dr Michael Spence ... Dr Michael Spence,
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/02/08/cost-of-living-deters-disadvantaged-students.html