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12 September 2017

University of Sydney graduates again rated Australia's most employable

University of Sydney graduates have been named the most employable in Australia for the third year running and in the top 5 globally, according to the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

12 September 2017

Don’t believe the hype – science spin prevalent, researchers warn

More than a quarter of biomedical scientific papers may utilise practices that distort the interpretation of results or mislead readers so that results are viewed more favourably, a new University of Sydney study suggests. 

12 September 2017

Astronomers spun up by galaxy-shape finding

Scientists have measured how a galaxy’s spin affects its shape - and found faster-spinning galaxies are flatter and rounder. The discovery was made sampling 845 galaxies and could help provide insights into a galaxy’s past.

11 September 2017

Business School takes "extraordinary" leap in elite FT world rankings

The University of Sydney Business School's flagship program remains at number one in Australia for the fifth successive year and has leapt into the world's top 25 in rankings published by London-based Financial Times.
11 September 2017

Linguistics professor dissects language to unlearn truth

Professor Nick Enfield, Director of the Sydney Social Sciences and Humanities Advanced Research Centre, explains his interest in linguistics, his goal to unlearn 'truth', and teaches us how to identify bullshit.

11 September 2017

New spray dryer boosts efficiency and cost savings for industry

A new spray dryer developed by chemical engineers at the University of Sydney could offer food and medicine businesses a more efficient and cost-effective method for producing their goods.

11 September 2017

How to prevent crime before it happens

How do we encourage people not to break the law? Dr Garner Clancey from Sydney Law School joins Open for Discussion to chat crime statistics and the strategies used today to prevent crimes.

08 September 2017

People take to bikes when we make it safer and easier for them

The proportion of Australians cycling has fallen significantly since 2011. This is bad news for health and wellbeing, and for the economy as well, writes Professor Chris Rissel.

08 September 2017

Top spot for first time entrant in prestigious MBA ranking

The University of Sydney Business School’s MBA is the nation’s number one program of its kind, according to the biennial MBA ranking published by the Australian Financial Review’s highly respected BOSS magazine.

07 September 2017

Quantum detectives in the hunt for world’s first quantum computer

University of Sydney-based quantum engineers will use research published in Nature Communications to work on the next generation of quantum devices.