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USYD appoints writer in residence

To coincide with World Poetry Day today (March 21), the University of Sydney has named Australian poet, author and teacher Mark Tredinnick, as a writer in residence. A past winner of the Montreal International Poetry Prize and the Cardiff International ...

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Security via nanotechnology is the future: USYD

The University of Sydney yesterday announced the development of a new component that could revolutionise anti-counterfeiting and anti-fraud technology. Designed by Dr Omid Kavehei and an international team from the School of Electrical and Information Engineering, the nanotechnology component has ...

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Warning to Humanity: science paper ranks #6

A paper co-authored by Dr Thomas Newsome at the University of Sydney has gone viral, and is now ranked sixth among the most-read academic publications. Following on from a document released 26 years ago, the World Scientists’ Warning to Humanity: ...

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Sydney Quantum Academy funded

The University of Sydney yesterday welcomed support from the NSW government for its proposal to create a Sydney Quantum Academy. University of Sydney vice-chancellor Dr Michael Spence said the initiative would be in partnership with Macquarie University, the University of NSW and ...

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Community languages institute gets green light

The University of Sydney is set to embark on its newest project – a research institute for community languages education – after it was granted $7.6 million in funding from the NSW Government. Dignitaries including NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Minister for ...

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Pay offer substandard: Sydney staff

The National Tertiary Education Union is planning industrial action against the University of Sydney following the failure to come to an agreement over enterprise bargaining negotiations. In a letter to members, Michael Thomson, president of the University of Sydney NTEU ...

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Finding the skeleton keys

Synthetic bone technology, developed here in Australia, could herald a major medical breakthrough that revolutionises the treatment of bone defects. We all tend to think of our bones as if they are scaffolding – rigid and fixed, solid, hard and ...

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