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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.

23 September 2016

On my mind

Claire Wivell Plater (LLB ’81) is managing director of boutique financial services law firm, The Fold Legal. Here she discusses how artificial intelligence may affect the legal profession, with implications for the broader workforce.

23 September 2016

Pubs and bars turn into classrooms

Amid calls for a 'pub test' for research grants, University of Sydney academics will rise to the challenge on Tuesday 18 October, when they deliver a series of public talks in bars and pubs across Sydney. 

23 September 2016

Shanghai's lost history of Chinese-Australians

In the aftermath of Federation, many Chinese-Australians fled discriminatory Australian laws to start new lives in Shanghai. Daisy Kwok was one of them, Dr Sophie Loy-Wilson tells her story.

23 September 2016

Making the next meal

Large scale food production will be vital to meet the growing world demand. Maximising productivity from smaller scale and subsistence farmers will be essential and the work done by women particularly, will be important around the world.

23 September 2016

Voice of the people

Marissa Anita trained for print journalism at Sydney but has become a prominent TV journalist in Indonesia. Interviewing some of Indonesia’s most powerful people, she is part of her country’s evolving spirit of freedom of the press.

23 September 2016

My favourite: Henry Hawthorne

Henry Hawthorne studied law but ultimately found himself working as a lexographer. His love of words is matched by his love of travel. Here he talks about his six favourite things, while also demonstrating his photographic skills.

23 September 2016

When east meets west

Architecture students from Sydney and Indonesia came together to design shelters for Indonesian street vendors. The project saw them find new ways of using locally available materials and cross-cultural ways of problem solving.

23 September 2016

Grinners are school winners

The Poche Centre at the University of Sydney provides dental clinics in some of the state’s most disadvantaged areas. The clinics have improved school attendance, community oral health and provided a model for effective service delivery.

23 September 2016

A friend on the inside

Cancer’s great advantage is that it can evade the immune system. Now, major advances in immunology mean that researchers could soon make immune cells target cancers cells, reducing the need for invasive and traumatic cancer treatments.