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21 January 2019

Tim Soutphommasane returns to the University of Sydney

Former Race Discrimination Commissioner Dr Tim Soutphommasane has been appointed the University of Sydney's first Professor of Practice (Sociology and Political Theory).
21 January 2019

Centenary of Spanish flu pandemic in Australia

'Spanish flu', the pandemic that killed between 50-100 million people worldwide, made landfall in Australia by 1919. About a third of all Australians were infected and nearly 15,000 people were dead in under a year, yet little is know of its generational impact. Dr Peter Hobbins investigates.
18 January 2019

How the military can support global health security

University of Sydney health security expert Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott has contributed to a new report in The Lancet urging co-operation of military and humanitarian forces.
16 January 2019

Artistic intelligence: meet Sydney's painting robot

A mechanical engineering student at the University of Sydney has programmed a robot to paint in the traditional Chinese painting style known as guóhuà.
14 January 2019

ARC funding for food safety and in vitro blood vessel model

New sensors to detect contaminated food and in vitro development of human blood vessels are projects that have received funding through the federal government's ARC Linkage Project scheme.
14 January 2019

New AusOpen heat policy informed by University of Sydney research

A new extreme heat policy is being introduced at the Australian Open this week, the result of a research collaboration between Tennis Australia and the University of Sydney.
11 January 2019

Strong employment outcomes for Sydney graduates, survey finds

81 percent of University of Sydney undergraduates found full-time work immediately after graduating, finds latest Graduate Outcomes Survey.
11 January 2019

Why a global network of telescopes followed the "Cow"

Last year, an initially unremarkable cosmic flare soon became one of astronomy's most observed and puzzling objects. The comprehensive observations of the multidisciplinary, global team of astronomers shed light on what may have happened.