More than 50 German and Australian business leaders were introduced to ground-breaking research in nanoscale science and technology at an event held at the University of Sydney this week.
The University of Sydney’s new MOOC centres on the development of practical skills and their application to real astronomy examples.
Before designing one of the animal kingdom’s tallest structures, common in Australia’s Top End, ancestors of these termite fortress builders rafted from Asia or South America about 10 million years ago, research has found.
A world-first study testing new underwater cameras on wild dolphins has given researchers the best view yet into their hidden marine world.
Problem gambling is set to get worse because of social media, writes Sally Gainsbury from the Gambling Treatment Clinic. Research shows gaming and gambling are converging and are being embraced by the smartphone generation.
Sydney researchers including from the Not Guilty project have confirmed direct eye contact may increase the perceived familiarity of a face and therefore the chances of a wrongful conviction.
The 11th of February is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science. A day both recognising achievements of women in science and trying to inspire and engage women and girls in science.
PhD candidate Jonathan Englert needs inventors to share tales of ingenuity, for a new study investigating Australia's strong track record of creation.
Pet owners and vets are being warned against complacency after the resurgence of a deadly feline panleukopenia virus (FPV) – almost eradicated 40 years ago by vaccinations – was confirmed by Australian tests recently.
ARC Laureate Professor Joss Bland-Hawthorn has been awarded a visiting Miller Professorship to work at the University of California Berkeley, United States.
From ammonia and alcohol, to splints and antivenoms: Dr Peter Hobbins from the Department of History charts the evolution of Australia's snake bite treatments.
The largest underwater landslide along the slope bordering the famous reef has been discovered, about 30 times the volume of Uluru. Modelling shows such a failure could yield a wave of about 27m but more research is needed.
A new partnership agreement between the University of Sydney and the University of California, Davis will see academics benefit from new access to research collaborations and shared funding.
A collection of unexpected and obscure facts revealed by researchers at the University of Sydney and around the world.
What are the common myths and misunderstandings about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people count? Indigenous knowledge keeper Shannon Foster explains in this opinion piece.
Dr Danya Rose from the School of Mathematics and Statistics looks at what we can learn from the decision-making processes found in bee hives.
Australian high school students took control of NASA robots on the International Space Station last week, during the 2016/17 Zero Robotics Championship Final, run by the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.
Dr Alice Williamson from the School of Chemistry looks at a recent breakthrough where scientists have used strings of molecules to form a chemical knot two hundred thousand times thinner than a human hair.
Thanks to new technologies developed at the University of Sydney we might be on the verge of a breakthrough in understanding how the universe evolved, PhD student and science communicator Jess Bloom writes.
Photonics is becoming more important in improving technologies, medicine and exploring the universe. The backbone of this research field is insights into the micro-structure of materials. PhD student Atiyeh Zarifi explains.