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  • Up to four PhD stipends in Pollination Ecology[4 July 2016]

    A honey bee on a flower

    Prof Ben Oldroyd and Dr Tanya Latty have recently secured funding from the Australian Government for a project that will examine the biology of pollinating insects in Australian crops. More

  • SAGE gender equality in STEMM[15 June 2016]

    Young female researchers in a laboratory

    The University of Sydney is participating in the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) pilot program and currently seeks staff from all areas of the University, not only science academics, to join the SAGE Self Assessment Team (SAT) that will drive the project across campus. More

  • The Science of the Didgeridon't (if you're female)[30 May 2016]

    Get Down with DNS

    Much of Aboriginal technology appears very simple - primitive, almost, from a first look - but on closer inspection the tools and instruments created and used by Aboriginal people are actually very complex arrangements of many different principles and applications of science. More

  • Girls in Tech: Inspiring the Next Generation of Creative, Entrepreneurial and Digital Women.[27 May 2016]

    Get Down with DNS

    Did you know only a quarter of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians are women? More

  • Get down with DNA[27 May 2016]

    Get Down with DNS

    Explore cutting edge applications of DNA science at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney with Dr Ellen Jorgensen from Brooklyn. More

  • Bouncing Batteries[27 May 2016]

    Bouncing Batteries Science Alliance

    An ordinary family can easily have dozens of alkaline batteries operating in various devices around the house. They'll be in smoke detectors and remote controls, thermostat controls and wall clocks, children's toys, flashlights and the like. More

  • SUMS[27 May 2016]

    SUMS

    Sydney University Mathematics Society -, said as SUMS, spelt ƩUMS, because the upper case Greek letter '"Ʃ'" is the symbol for '"sum'" in mathematics -, calls itself a club for students with an interest in any and all things maths-related. More

  • Talented Student Program visits Westmead[10 May 2016]

    TSP students

    A group of students from the Faculty of Science's Talented Student Program (TSP) visited the Westmead health precinct on 9 May, to find out more about the breadth and depth of research opportunities on offer. More

  • Maths: Womens' Work[21 March 2016]

    Dr Clio Cresswell

    Dr Clio Cresswell is a mathematician, writer, and media personality. She is a visiting fellow at the school of mathematics at the University of New South Wales, Australia. More

  • Sydney University's Nanoscience Hub makes the news[9 March 2016]

    Uni takes a quantum leap into scienceâs next frontier - In the News

    A small team of scientists is helping to kick-start the next scientific revolution, writes Marcus Strom from the Sydney Morning Herald. More

  • Schools Outreach Save the Dates[1 March 2016]

    Science Alliance

    Mark the dates for Mega Maths Day, Camden Open Day and the Agriculture HSC Seminar More

  • Hello and welcome to Science Alliance for 2016.[1 March 2016]

    Adam Spencer

    As the University's Mathematics and Science Ambassador, I've had great fun hitting the ground running this year and would like to share a couple of those experiences. More