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Centenary of Spanish flu pandemic in Australia

'Spanish flu', the pandemic that killed between 50-100 million people worldwide, made landfall in Australia by 1919. About a third of all Australians were infected and nearly 15,000 people were dead in under a year, yet little is know of its generational impact. Dr Peter Hobbins investigates.

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16 January 2019

Artistic intelligence: meet Sydney's painting robot

A mechanical engineering student at the University of Sydney has programmed a robot to paint in the traditional Chinese painting style known as guóhuà.
14 January 2019

New AusOpen heat policy informed by University of Sydney research

A new extreme heat policy is being introduced at the Australian Open this year, the result of a research collaboration between Tennis Australia and the University of Sydney.