2010 News archive

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December 2010
NHMRC Research and Practitioner Fellowships open   View Summary
17 December 2010
NHMRC Research and Practitioner Fellowships for funding commencing in 2012 are now open.
Sydney researchers named in NHMRC top 10   View Summary
16 December 2010
ResearcherTwo University of Sydney researchers have been ranked in the top 10 recipients of the National Health and Medical Research Council's (NHMRC) Excellence Awards.
NHMRC Project Grant applications now open   View Summary
16 December 2010
NHMRC Project Grants for funding commencing in 2012 are now open.
ARC Discovery - Early Career Researcher Awards Scheme 2011   View Summary
14 December 2010
Information about the new ARC scheme aimed at Early Career Researchers.
ARC Progress Reports for 2010   View Summary
13 December 2010
The ARC is currently reviewing its processes regarding annual Progress Reports.
Equity Fellowships help researchers dig deeper   View Summary
13 December 2010
The University of Sydney has given academics an opportunity for deeper, more focused research with its latest round of Equity Fellowships.
Research opportunities bulletin   View Summary
10 December 2010
Research opportunities from the most recent email bulletin.
Three elected as Humanities Fellows   View Summary
9 December 2010
Alison BashfordThree University of Sydney academics have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, one of the highest honours available in the humanities in Australia.
School of Physics wins prestigious Pawsey Medal for tenth time   View Summary
7 December 2010
Bryan GaenslerBryan Gaensler, Professor of Physics at the Sydney Institute for Astronomy within the School of Physics at the University of Sydney, has won the highly prestigious Pawsey Medal.
Google grant to enhance online writing tutor   View Summary
7 December 2010
Rafael CalvoA grant from the world's most popular search engine will help University of Sydney researchers enhance an online tool that improves writing skills and offers more functions than those available on word processing software.
Latest ARC grants fund old languages and new networks   View Summary
1 December 2010
Ben EggletonA facility testing the building blocks of next generation optical fibre networks and an online archive of some of the world's most endangered languages are among seven University of Sydney research projects funded in the latest round of Australian Research Council (ARC) grants.
November 2010
Award for reduction in animal use in research   View Summary
26 November 2010
MouseIn support of the ethical principles of the animal research Code of Practice, applications are invited for an award to recognize work that has potential to reduce the use of animals in research.
First Indigenous PhD graduate for Health Sciences   View Summary
26 November 2010
Dr Reuben BoltDr Reuben Bolt today became the first Indigenous student to graduate with a doctorate degree from the Faculty of Health Sciences.
World-first system helps researchers detect and analyse rare cells   View Summary
25 November 2010
A world-first research system launched yesterday at the Centenary Institute will give medical researchers in Australia a new weapon in the fight against cancer and other life-threatening diseases.
ARC Discovery Program consultation   View Summary
22 November 2010
The ARC is coming to Sydney to give a presentation about proposed changes to its Discovery Program and to answer questions from the audience. All interested parties are welcome to attend - no RSVP required.
The Amazon: from wetland to river   View Summary
22 November 2010
Amazon River satellite imageThe Amazon was a mega-wetland before continental tilting turned it into the world's largest river, suggest an international team led by University of Sydney researchers.
Researchers recognised in NHMRC grants   View Summary
18 November 2010
Simon LewisUniversity of Sydney researchers have been recognised as leaders in their fields with today's announcement of more than $9.8 million in Fellowships from the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
Australian Research Council Future Fellowships announced   View Summary
18 November 2010
University of Sydney researchers working on new therapies for cancer treatment and diagnosis, improving the quality of the Australian food supply and how the galaxies were formed are among the recipients of the 2010 Australian Research Council (ARC) Future Fellowships.
2011 Perpetual Trust Funding Round now open   View Summary
5 November 2010
The 2011 Perpetual Trust Funding Round is now open, with the dates changing from last year.
Research Open Day   View Summary
3 November 2010
Sydney Research invites University of Sydney academic and professional staff to take advantage of a wide range of 30-minute information sessions on Research Open Day.