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25 November 2016

Atomic blueprint device: a winner

Dr Peter Liddicoat, a recipient of AMP Tomorrow funds and PhD graduate of Materials Engineering, has developed a new microscope that can unravel the ‘DNA’ of inorganic materials. 

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.

24 November 2016

Major finding identifies nitrogen as key driver for gut health

Scientists are one step closer to understanding the link between different diet strategies and gut health, with new research presenting the first general principles for how diet impacts the microbiota.

24 November 2016

World of viruses uncovered – not just unwanted house bugs

1445 viruses have been discovered in the most populous animals – those without backbones such as insects and worms – in a Nature paper that shows human diseases like influenza are derived from those present in invertebrates.

23 November 2016

Today’s innovation is tomorrow’s history

Professor Athman Bouguettaya says “Cloud computing, Big Data and the Internet of Things are the three key emergent paths for research innovations and those studying to be IT professionals.”

23 November 2016

Sydney graduates rated the most employable in Australia

University of Sydney graduates are the most employable in Australia and are among the top 5 most sought-after by employers worldwide, according to the latest 2017 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. 

23 November 2016

Humanities scholars elected into Australian academy

Three University of Sydney academics have been elected into Australia’s most prestigious humanities academy.

22 November 2016

Inspired student visions for Sydney architecture

University of Sydney students unveil their big architectural visions for a series of landmark cultural buildings and public spaces in Sydney and regional NSW in a final graduate exhibition that opens on 24 November.

22 November 2016

Macleay Museum closes its doors to make way for new museum

The Macleay Collection (along with the University’s Nicholson Museum and art collections) will be incorporated into the University’s new Chau Chak Wing Museum.

21 November 2016

Fighting to be funny: Sakdiyah Ma’Ruf gets serious at Sydney Ideas

The first Indonesian female Muslim stand-up comedian walks into a university…No, it doesn’t have a punch-line, but it’s what happened last week when pioneering comic Sakdiyah Ma’ruf joined the Chaser’s Julian Morrow, an alum of the University (BA ’95 LLB ’98), to discuss the serious side of comedy.