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As we churn through more data, cloud computing centres are overheating. Photonic chip technology offers a way forward for our insatiable appetite for information.
The University of Sydney has been ranked 61 in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, consolidating its place as one of the world’s best research and teaching institutions.
Professor Nick Enfield, Director of the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre, explains his interest in linguistics, his goal to unlearn 'truth', and teaches us how to identify bullshit.
How do we encourage people not to break the law? Dr Garner Clancey from Sydney Law School joins Open for Discussion to chat crime statistics and the strategies used today to prevent crimes.
University of Sydney engineer Professor Salah Sukkarieh has won the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science, presented at a gala dinner on 30 August in the Sydney Town Hall.
Dr Maja Cassidy at Microsoft's Station Q in the University of Sydney is building a quantum computer using strange quasiparticles called Majorana fermions.
How can insects, slime mould and other brainless organisms help us plan transport systems and build the smart cities of the future? Dr Tanya Latty explains in this Open for Discussion podcast episode.
Manuka honey can have significant healing properties but not when low Unique Manuka Factor (UMF) is used; and beware expensive ungraded honeys. New research reveals the healing properties of UMF 20 honey on horse wounds.
Two revolutionary medical devices developed by University of Sydney PhD students were among the top innovations awarded nearly $3 million on Tuesday evening by the NSW Government’s NSW Medical Devices Fund.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Sydney signed a university-wide priority partnership, each committing to invest $100,000 over three years to fund joint research projects.
Scientists have measured how a galaxy’s spin affects its shape - and found faster-spinning galaxies are flatter and rounder. The discovery was made sampling 845 galaxies and could help provide insights into a galaxy’s past.
More than a quarter of biomedical scientific papers may utilise practices that distort the interpretation of results or mislead readers so that results are viewed more favourably, a new University of Sydney study suggests.
In 2015, Barry and Joy Lambert made an unprecedented donation of $33.7 million to the University of Sydney for research into the therapeutic use of medicinal cannabis. This resulted in the Lambert Initiative.
It’s our responsibility to conduct the very highest quality research possible, driven by a desire to understand and discover new knowledge about the most fundamental and challenging problems that exist in our disciplines.