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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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SPIN doctor

Spintronics is one of the newest branches of science – a multi-disciplinary field combining materials science, engineering and microscopy – offering “spectacular” potential for computer processors and data storage. The ideas discussed during the Worldwide Universities Network Spintronics Consortium could ...

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Push to get PhDs into workforce

Universities have to do more to support their doctoral candidates and it can start with giving them a desk and a chair.  The University of Sydney is undertaking a fundamental change to the way PhD students study in an effort ...

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Union and Sydney uni back to talks

Fair Work Australia has instructed the University of Sydney and the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) to go back to discussing the proposed redundancies of more than 300 staff – and both sides are claiming it as a victory. The dispute ...

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