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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.

18 November 2016

Food for thought: the science of eating a healthy diet

In this podcast Chris is joined by Associate Professor Amanda Salis, who speaks about how to eat well in a world of confusing food and nutrition advice.

18 November 2016

Take Trump one step at a time

Australia has handled far more seismic jolts to its international outlook, writes Professor James Curran from the University of Sydney. 

18 November 2016

Musical ambitions for cochlear implant

The human ear is amazing. It can hear the slightest whisper and tolerate high intensity sounds. But for people relying on hearing devices, the sounds of music can be unbearable.

18 November 2016

Sydney dominates major STEM prizes – 2016 wrap

2016 has been a great year for science and medical research, with the University of Sydney leading major science prizes including the Australian Academy of Science’s awards and the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.

18 November 2016

5G cellular network not far away

A 5G cellular network that supports the trillions of interconnected devices predicted to be in use in the coming few years is being designed by telecommunications specialists at the University of Sydney.

18 November 2016

Sydney dominates Academy’s Awards

Sydney has again won the most awards for science and medical research, in today's Australian Academy of Science awards announcement – capping an outstanding year – which has included the Prime Minister's Prize for Science.

17 November 2016

Keeping creativity in the classrooms

If politicians and industry want creativity and collaboration, why are we taking all the fun out of learning, ask Professor Robyn Ewing and John Saunders.

17 November 2016

Robotics researchers win AFR Award

The University of Sydney’s Australian Centre for Field Robotics was recognised for its work engaging with industry at the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards last night.

17 November 2016

Bigger cities are richer, breeding greater inequality

New research confirms as Australian cities get bigger they also get richer, as a disproportionate amount of the wealth goes to top income earners, which is breeding greater inequality within and between cities.