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07 December 2016

App to change the way you retire

Do you need to save more money for retirement? There may soon be an app for that, thanks to MBA graduate Carla Harris and her team.

07 December 2016

Everyone’s talking but no-one’s listening

It’s time to reclaim the art of communication, writes Dr Olaf Werder.

07 December 2016

Domestic services: the unsung heroes of the China export boom

Research conducted by the University of Sydney and Westpac has revealed one of the biggest beneficiaries of Australia's growing trade ties with China has been the value-added domestic services and that they are contributing more to the export story than previously understood.

07 December 2016

2016 honour roll of University researchers

Our researchers drive positive change for the benefit of Australia and the global community. Below are just a few of the awards our researchers have won this year, showing a wide breadth of achievements that is a testament to our culture of excellence in research.

07 December 2016

It's all in the data - Sydney leads digital agriculture hackathon

A team of University of Sydney students gained second spot against teams of researchers in the AgData Challenge hackathon, with a PhD student also leading the winning CSIRO team.

06 December 2016

Chancellor Belinda Hutchinson AM re-appointed

The University Senate has re-appointed Belinda Hutchinson AM for a second term as Chancellor.

06 December 2016

Helping students live, study and work overseas in 2017

The University of Sydney has secured more than $1.2 million in government funding to support 332 students to study overseas in 2017.

06 December 2016

75 years on from Pearl Harbor

On December 7 1941, the Japanese Imperial Navy launched an attack on a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Now, 75 years on, University of Sydney experts reflect on the impact of this historical event.

05 December 2016

Infrastructure: learning lessons from superannuation

Superannuation and infrastructure have a lot in common, and so they should: they represent two sides of the same coin. 

05 December 2016

Nation needs a 10-year plan for maths and science

A long-term plan should include measures to address how teachers are recruited, valued and respected, writes Dr Rachel Wilson in the Financial Review.