An international team of researchers has discovered bridges built by ants with their bodies can move from the building point, changing position as required. Applications could include the development of swarm robots for use in areas such as disaster relief and deep sea exploration.
Neurologist Dr Steve Vucic has been awarded the Gottschalk Medal at 2016 Australian Academy of Science awards for his pioneering research revealing processes that can trigger the motor neurone disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Scholars from the humanities and social sciences will share multidisciplinary ideas at the Australian Academy of Humanities's 46th Annual Symposium, hosted by the University of Sydney.
A new pilot project aimed at improving the oral health of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in three remote communities will launch next year, led by the Poche Centre for Indigenous Health.
Dr Huw Griffiths from the Department of English offers insight into the witchcraft and superstitions of Shakespeare's times.
A unique collection of travel diaries, journals and paintings from colonial journeys to Australia, some dating back almost 200 years, are on display for the first time at the University of Sydney.
"Acknowledging the traditional owners upon whose ancestral lands the University of Sydney campuses stand."