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06 April 2017
On my desk

Associate Professor Todd promotes online, open source drug research where anyone can contribute to creating molecules that might one day treat conditions like Ebola and Zika virus. Here, he gives us a tour of his desk.

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06 April 2017
My favourite: Shila Ghazanfar

Shila Ghazanfar works in the evolving field of statistical bioinformatics which looks for genetic relationships that might give new insights into diseases like cancer. She loves her work. She also loves a few other things.

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06 April 2017
Books that changed my mind

She’s the Professor and Associate Dean dedicated to advancing gender equality. He’s the award winning researcher finding new treatments for a range of brain disorders. Both were influenced by books they read early.

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06 April 2017
Dawn of the artificial employee

A tsunami of change is already arriving. Artificial intelligence is now capable of doing desk jobs that were previously safe from automation. The social and economic effects remain to be seen, but is AI what we think it is?

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06 April 2017
On my mind: Ranjit Voola

Ranjit Voola has a message for big business. The future belongs to the companies that rethink their single-minded drive for profit, and instead look to developing countries for opportunities to make money, while improving peoples’ lives.

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06 April 2017
Devil of a problem

A contagious cancer is threatening to wipe out the Tasmanian devil. A big problem is that the devils are all so genetically similar. Breeding programs and genome mapping are underway, and there have already been surprises.

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06 April 2017
The jacaranda we all knew

When it was planted in 1928, no-one could have known that the small, jacaranda sapling in a corner of the Quadrangle would become one of the most beautiful and beloved parts of the University campus.

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06 April 2017
Sound with vision

It’s often called the bionic ear, but Professor Graeme Clark first thought of it as the cochlear implant. His invention has now been changing the lives of deaf people for decades, but it faced strong, early opposition from the medical establishment.

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06 April 2017
A woman of the world

She used to be an engineer talking to machines. Now Olivia Wellesley-Cole is an aid worker talking to relief organisations, governments and some of the most disadvantaged people in the world. The work can be confronting, but it matters.

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06 April 2017
In a class of her own

Donna Loughran is a school principal and one of the most successful and respected teachers in NSW. An unlikely outcome for someone who used to habitually skip school to work in a shop, and failed her year 10 exams.

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06 April 2017
Watch this space

The lack of moon missions doesn’t mean space exploration has been standing still. University people are currently involved in everything from deploying satellites, to developing rocket engines for missions to Mars, and finding extra-terrestrial life.

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06 April 2017
A kaleidoscopic life

From Mt Isa to the Daintree, Palm Island to Sydney, Wilo Muwadda has seen some difficult times, but he has always been defined by his determination and his achievements. He’s now pursuing a new goal and taking on new challenges.

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06 April 2017
Gut feeling

New research into the human gut and its trillions of inhabitants could undo some of the confusion around healthy eating and address a surprising range of the modern world’s most difficult medical conditions.

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05 April 2017
Awards for alumni who help change the world

Every year the Alumni Awards event is held in the historic Great Hall to honour outstanding recent graduates and more established alumni who have been leaders and innovators in their work in Australia and internationally. 

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31 March 2017
5 questions to ask yourself when picking an exchange destination

The University of Sydney has 276 exchange partners across 41 countries. Picking one is no easy task, but there are lots of factors to help you shortlist your preferences. 

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24 March 2017
Why Sydney Uni graduates are the most employable in Australia

The University’s leadership programs and internship offerings are part of what makes our graduates Australia’s most employable.

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24 March 2017
Future jobs

Official figures suggest today’s graduates may change jobs more than 17 times. Welcome to the brave new world of employment where agility rules and careers are about constant change and reskilling.

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23 March 2017
An A-Z of campus trivia

Take yourself on a trivial tour into Sydney's past and discover some little-known facts to impress your friends.

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20 March 2017
From campus to Congress

University of Sydney students learn from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through policy-shaping internship. 

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20 March 2017
Everyone has a story to share

At our Living Library, people will be the books and share their experiences as part of the University’s commitment to build a culture of inclusion and diversity on campus.

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