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One in four studies in top journal unreplicable

Front-line victims of the replication crisis have been identified by New Zealand and American scientists: studies themselves. Colin Camerer, Brian Nosek and their colleagues from Massey University, America's Center for Open Science, and Caltech, attempted to reproduce the findings of 21 social science ...

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Science projects used to bridge cultural divide

A Sydney researcher is the latest to be welcomed into the ranks of an international group that will use science projects to encourage peace between Western and Middle-Eastern nations. Dr Ahmed Moustafa from Western Sydney University’s School of Sciences and ...

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Hope and ambition collide at STEM careers fair

Rihanna’s latest hit reverberated around the brick atrium of the National Innovation Centre, home to Cicada Innovations. The reason for the hip beats? 'Emerge': Cicada and government department UrbanGrowth NSW’s inaugural STEM careers expo. Backpack-clad students wandered from booth to ...

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When scientists met policymakers

They're often perceived as being at odds with each other, but this week, top scientists and bureaucrats happily commingled. In Canberra for Science meets Policymakers, they collaborated on a 10-year plan for our country's scientific and technological future. Dr Charlie Day from ...

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USYD’s brave new humanoid world

China’s largest consumer humanoid robotics company, UBTECH, has partnered with the University of Sydney to establish the UBTECH Sydney Artificial Intelligence Centre. Based at the university’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, the centre is dedicated to research into intelligent ...

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Careers experts don’t fear rise of robots

What will a reliable career look like in 2022? According to the Good Education Group’s 2017 Good Careers Guide, it will be in early education, special education, social work, occupational therapy, speech pathology and audiology. Though 30,000 positions will be ...

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