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12 December 2017

Professor Willy Zwaenepoel appointed Dean of Engineering and IT

Professor Willy Zwaenepoel has been appointed Dean of the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, starting on 15 June 2018.

12 December 2017

What to do when your child gets their ATAR: our advice for parents

HSC, ATAR results, and UAC preferences are three terms that may have caused some stress in your household this year. Here's our advice to help you support your child to make the decision that's best for them - no matter what their ATAR result. 

12 December 2017

Sydney academics urge global action to reduce pollution

University of Sydney academics are among a group of leading environmental researchers and activists calling for international action to make the storage of mine waste more secure.

12 December 2017

The Uni attends Asia-Pacific forum on urbanisation with UN agencies

Last month Associate Professor Paul Jones was invited by United Nations agencies UN-Habitat and UNESCAP to an Asia-Pacific forum in Bangkok to address the problem of rapid urbanisation in developing countries.

12 December 2017

Australia needs a nanosafety authority

New nanomaterials that benefit humanity are being synthesised every day. Researchers want to work with regulators to make sure they are safe.

12 December 2017

The public fear sharks less when they understand their behaviour

Researchers surveyed more than 500 visitors to an aquarium 'shark tunnel' to understand how attitudes to sharks and government shark policies can change.

12 December 2017

Composer inspired by the tales of Lewis Carroll wins music prize

Rising young Australian composer Holly Harrison is awarded a new composition prize by the Sydney Conservatorium of Music for her work that takes a musical journey into the fantasy world of children’s author Lewis Carroll.