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01 April 2019

Insects bring new ideas to urban design

They're annoying at picnics, but ants might make it easier to get to the picnic in the first place. Dr Tanya Latty studies swarm intelligence to see how it might improve urban design. And don't even get her started on slime moulds.
01 April 2019

New plasma technology creates 'smart' windows

Windows that efficiently conserve energy by responding to light, heat and other environmental factors may soon become a reality thanks to a team of environmentally aware, plasma surface engineering experts at the University of Sydney.
01 April 2019

Redevelop the Better Access program say mental health experts

Mental health experts from the Brain and Mind Centre call for the Better Access program to be redeveloped to maximise its benefit.
01 April 2019

Vast majority of NSW hate crimes race and religion related: study

A new University of Sydney study provides the most comprehensive picture of the patterns of hate crime in Australia to date.
01 April 2019

Multidisciplinary Sydney experts support landmark UN report

University of Sydney science and law experts contributed to the most comprehensive and rigorous assessment on the health of the planet completed by the United Nations in the past five years.