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21 August 2017

Confronting radical extremism

Radicalisation and terrorism are key issues of our time. In the first episode of the Open for Discussion podcast's second season, Hussain Nadim discusses the latest research on confronting radical extremism.

21 August 2017

University ends uncertainty with fixed ATAR

The University of Sydney has introduced a new fixed ATAR system so students can have complete transparency and immediate certainty when choosing courses. This will apply to most undergraduate degree programs offered by the University.

21 August 2017

Under Construction

When wet-plate negatives were the latest in photographic technology, one of the University’s first professors, John Smith, was fascinated by this process and created many precious plates that document the history of the University.

18 August 2017

Winning ideas from student entrepreneurs

A perfectly customisable pillow and an autonomous UAV-based system that will detect airborne pathogens were the winners of this year’s student innovation challenge.

18 August 2017

Post-traumatic stress higher in children of veterans with PTSD

A study has found adult children of Australian Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are between three and six times more likely to have PTSD. The study coincides with Vietnam Veterans Day on 18 August.

18 August 2017

Could Section 44 challenge past parliamentary decisions?

What would happen if the High Court found that ministers Barnaby Joyce, Fiona Nash and Matthew Canavan had not been validly elected at the last federal election in July 2016?

18 August 2017

Are we slaves to our smartphones?

Take part in Australia's Biggest Smartphone Survey - an online project for National Science Week led by cyber-psychology expert from the University of Sydney, Dr Andrew Campbell. 

18 August 2017

Are we slaves to our smartphones?

Take part in Australia’s Biggest Smartphone Survey—an online project for National Science Week. 

18 August 2017

Australia’s largest Immersive Learning Laboratory now in Sydney

University of Sydney students are receiving in-the-field experience and journeying to new territories - from foreign lands to the outer reaches of space - all without leaving campus.

17 August 2017

Sex selection researcher wins Young Tall Poppy of the Year

Sydney has scooped the Australian Institute of Policy & Science’s Young Tall Poppy Awards, with recipients including Angela Crean as 2017 winner for her work on reproduction and environmental impacts on sperm and offspring.