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04 October 2017

How we adapt to digital disruption

Netflix, AirBnb, Uber, Mp3s, WhatsApp, and Tripadvisor are all examples of digital disruption. Digital disruption changes and challenges established ways of doing business, social interacting and, even more fundamentally, how we think. 

04 October 2017

Researchers develop health app guide to protect customers

Researchers have designed a set of guidelines to help protect consumers and assist health app developers understand laws and regulations.

04 October 2017

New Executive Dean of Faculty of Medicine and Health

The University of Sydney has appointed Professor Robyn Ward AM FAHMS as the Executive Dean of the new Faculty of Medicine and Health after an extensive international search. 

04 October 2017

On my mind: Dr Anne Fawcett

Dr Anne Fawcett is a lecturer at the University of Sydney School of Veterinary Science. She is a strong advocate for the welfare of animals used for farming and science.

04 October 2017

Living the dream

When Jorja Chalmers was a student at the Conservatorium, her ambitions were modest – she just wanted to work in music. Today, she tours the world as Bryan Ferry’s saxophonist of choice.

04 October 2017

Ain’t it the post-truth

It’s been said that a lie can travel half way around the world while the truth is putting its shoes on. Social media, politics and 'fake news' are currently demonstrating the reality of that idea, and its consequences.

04 October 2017

Unlocking the secrets of autism

The word 'spectrum' is used to describe autism because the condition expresses itself in many ways and intensities. A new approach could offer a medical treatment for its most isolating symptoms.

04 October 2017

Books that changed my mind

When James Leeder and Emma Johnstone won the 2017 World Debating Championships, they upheld Sydney’s position as the most successful university in competition’s history. Now, the winning pair talk books they love, and why.

04 October 2017

Finger on the pulse

A rapidly growing world population is threatening food security and driving unsustainable soil degradation. The challenges are enormous, but part of the answer could come from an unlikely source - the humble legume.

04 October 2017

With one voice

They were risking their lives by being there. But as the music started, and Hellen Rose began to sing, they all dared hope that some progress is finally being made by the women of Afghanistan.