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23 January 2017
5 predictions for China in 2017

The University of Sydney has many University academics who in various and diverse ways work on China. In new commentary, some of these experts share their predictions for China in 2017.

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19 January 2017
High school students pilot Mars mission by sending code into space

Australian high school students will send computer code into space to race robotic satellites aboard the International Space Station at the Zero Robotics Championship on Friday 27 January.

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18 January 2017
Trump inauguration moves dial from rhetoric to reality

Trump gained power by magnifying the sense of national malaise – with a potent mix of populism, nativism, nationalism and conservatism, writes Professor James Curran in the Weekend Australian.    

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07 December 2016
Domestic services: the unsung heroes of the China export boom

Research conducted by the University of Sydney and Westpac has revealed one of the biggest beneficiaries of Australia's growing trade ties with China has been the value-added domestic services and that they are contributing more to the export story than previously understood.

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06 December 2016
Helping students live, study and work overseas in 2017

The University of Sydney has secured more than $1.2 million in government funding to support 332 students to study overseas in 2017.

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06 December 2016
75 years on from Pearl Harbor

On December 7 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy launched an attack on a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Now, 75 years on, University of Sydney experts reflect on the impact of this historical event.

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01 December 2016
Meet our Researchers: Professor Adrian Bauman

Chronic disease prevention has been a key project for Professor Bauman for the past 30 years at the University of Sydney.

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24 November 2016
Trump: Tragedy or farce?

As the world tries to determine what kind of President Donald Trump will be, Professor James Der Derian writes Trump's tale is not a new one for history.

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21 November 2016
Changing the world one scholarship at a time

As they prepare to return home, our latest cohort of international scholarship graduates explain how they will use their experiences at Sydney to make social, economic and cultural changes in their countries.

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16 November 2016
A new temporary parent visa threatens to create second-class Australians

Migrants have welcomed a proposed long-term temporary visa for parents, but Australia should be wary of restrictions on residents in a democracy, writes Dr Anna Boucher and co-authors.

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16 November 2016
How Australia can help America rebuild

The US should look to lessons from Australia's infrastructure story to help realise Trump's economic agenda, writes Garry Bowditch and Edward Blakely.

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11 November 2016
New China address for the University of Sydney

The University of Sydney has launched its new Centre in China – our first major facility outside of Australia.  

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08 November 2016
ANZUS will evolve under new POTUS

Video: Professor James Curran charts the recent history of ANZUS relations and looks ahead to a new dynamic under a new American President. 

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03 November 2016
King and Queen of The Netherlands visit the University of Sydney

His Majesty King Willem-Alexander and Her Majesty Queen Máxima of The Netherlands visited the University of Sydney this week as part of a state visit to Australia.

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01 November 2016
Measuring malnutrition

The low cost hand-held device was designed and developed by a University of Sydney research team to measure the early stages of infant malnutrition.

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25 October 2016
Project working to reduce food poisoning risks

Researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of California, Davis, are collaborating on a project to reduce the risk of food poisoning outbreaks associated with raw produce.

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24 October 2016
Sydney graduate announced as NSW Rhodes Scholar

University of Sydney graduate Thomas Williamson (BEc '13) will explore new ways to help smallholder coffee farmers in sub-Saharan Africa boost their economic ties to Australia as winner of the 2017 NSW Rhodes Scholarship.

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04 October 2016
Time to protect Antarctica again

In 1991, Australia proved it was an environmental world leader with the Antarctica agreement and now we need to do it again, writes Professor Tim Stephens.

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04 October 2016
Nobel Prizes' controversial push for popularity

The Nobel organisations have been steadily working to modernise the prizes’ image.

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23 September 2016
US elections explained

Don't know your primaries from your caucuses? Fear not, Associate Professor Brendon O'Connor is here to explain how the US votes in its President.

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