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20 November 2017
Most significant education event ever held in Australia

The Dean of the University of Sydney Business School has urged governments not to allow global education to be affected by mounting threats to the free flow of ideas, barriers to the movement of people and growing protectionism.

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20 November 2017
Sharing resources could result in lower mobile costs

Sharing your mobile phone’s resources with people around you could cut your mobile costs, claim researchers from the University of Sydney’s School of Information Technologies.

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17 November 2017
Information on BUSS5020 rescheduled exam on 17 November

This morning the University of Sydney Business School cancelled an exam when they became aware of a potential breach in the security of the exam script. 

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17 November 2017
In a post-truth world, who can we believe?

In our new normal, experts are dismissed and alternative facts flagrantly offered, writes Professor Nick Enfield.

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17 November 2017
Neuroscience research shows the brain is strobing, not constant

It’s not just our eyes that play tricks on us, but our ears. That’s the finding of a landmark Australian-led collaboration that provides new evidence that oscillations, or ‘strobes’, are a general feature of human perception

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16 November 2017
The race to save 50 shipwrecks from looters in Southeast Asia

Museums can play a key role in the protection of shipwrecks, alongside strategic recovery and legislative steps, writes PhD candidate Natali Pearson.

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16 November 2017
Researcher wins grant to boost pancreatic survival rates

Australia's leading pancreatic cancer researchers are working to double the number of people who survive the disease by 2020.

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16 November 2017
Five ways to prepare your child for the dentist

The University of Sydney’s Dr Carrie Tsai explains the importance of children visiting the dentist regularly and how parents can prepare their child for the trip. 

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16 November 2017
Seven academics named in influential highly-cited scholars list

Seven University of Sydney academics have been recognised in the 2017 Highly Cited Researchers List, placing them among the world's most influential. Their research was ranked in the top one percent of most referenced papers.

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16 November 2017
Researcher named one of the most influential transport economists

The Founding Director of the University's Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies has been recognised as one of the world's most influential transport economists according to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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