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USYD shows real-world STEM to schoolkids

Science and maths were brought to life at a recent University of Sydney STEM Day of Inquiry. The event, held late last week, gave 300 Year 9 students from 11 schools across Western Sydney a real-life look at science in action. ...

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Expert warns NSW deradicalisation plan won’t work

The NSW Government’s multimillion-dollar program to prevent radicalisation will backfire, a University of Sydney expert has warned. The Baird Government announced this week it plans to spend $47 million on combating extremism in schools. The program features training teachers and staff ...

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Birmingham, Labor spar over reform at summit

The education minister, Simon Birmingham, has alleged that the opponents of fee deregulation ran a scare campaign. During his address to The Australian Financial Review Higher Education Summit this week, Birmingham reinforced that reform is not dead but on the backburner until ...

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Women, Indigenous youth missing out: report

A quarter of Australians in their mid-20s are not engaged in full-time work, training or study – a report from the Mitchell Institute has shown. Equal opportunity in Australia 2015 examined young people’s progress through four key educational milestones, from ...

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Research uncovers piece of migraine puzzle

Researchers from the University of Sydney have taken one step forward in uncovering the mystery of the migraine. The underlying causes for migraines are unknown, although there are several theories. New research published in NMR in Biomedicine supports the theory ...

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