If proposed CO2 sites are not properly assessed for long-term stability, future civilisations could still suffer the consequences of global warming.
One year on from her acclaimed Press Club speech on gender equity in science, we catch up with Professor Nalini Joshi, Georgina Sweet Australian Laureate Fellow and Chair of Applied Mathematics, to talk about progress in this arena and the unveiling of her portrait.
University of Sydney researchers have used infrared spectroscopy to spotlight changes in tiny cell fragments called microvesicles to probe their role in a model of the body’s immunological response to bacterial infection.
The association between uni students and beer is pretty strong, but the science of crafting beer, large scale production and running a business takes this association to the next level for this Food and Agribusiness student.
Sara Scott is completing her honours thesis in testing the effectiveness of a synthetic oxytocin compound and is encouraging the community to hear about how this critical work can help families affected by addiction.
Molecular geneticist, Dr Emily Remnant is creating a buzz in the horticultural and agricultural sectors with her innovative work in immunising bees against devastating viruses.
Fourth year science/engineering student Joshua Critchley-Marrows writes to us about his internship at the German Aerospace Centre.
The federal government has granted a group of leading industry and research organisations known as the iMOVE Co-operative Research Centre (CRC), $55 million over ten years to explore intelligent transport systems.
International Women’s Day provides the platform for celebration, reflection, direction and action.
In celebrating International Women's Day we collect some of the amazing stories and achievements of our students, researchers and staff.
Ranked first in the world for sports-related subjects and best in Australia for medicine, architecture, veterinary sciences, anatomy and physiology, English language and literature.
A/Prof Robyn Alders has dedicated her career to international development work with traditional smallholder farmers. This International Women's Day she writes about the essential role women play in feeding the world.
Dr Michael Bowen from the School of Psychology provides a glimpse into his breakthrough solution to the burden of addiction at his upcoming Sydney Science Forum.
Leaves were thought to be all koalas needed but video footage shows koalas are thirsty; it is believed climate change is transforming the national icon’s behavior, adding to stresses from heatwaves, tree-felling and disease.
Run every two years, the Tropical Wildlife Biology field trip takes students to the Northern Territory and into the natural habitat of lizards, crocodiles and snakes – lots of snakes.
A new low-cost material inspired by a beetle native to the Namib Desert has the potential to collect water sustainably from humid air for irrigation and drinking.
The new appointment will see Associate Professor Ryan drive one of the University’s gender equity and diversity programs aimed at promoting women in STEMM.
New findings lead the way to a much-needed treatment for the world's most deadly infectious disease.
Professor Kuncic will be working at Harvard for two months later this year, collaborating on a project that offers hope of better treatment for cancer patients.
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.