Science Alliance

  • Science Indigenous Seminar Series[27 April 2018]

    Indigenous flag

    We are delighted to welcome our guest presenters from the area of Australian native plants, Aboriginal participation in STEM subjects, astronomy and navigation of Aboriginal people. More

  • Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age: new study[26 April 2018]

    Galaxies grow bigger and puffier as they age: new study

    Astronomers observed 843 galaxies using the SAMI instrument. More

  • This Australian astronomer went to Bavaria to look across the universe[15 April 2018]

    This Australian astronomer went to Bavaria to look across the universe

    Sydney University's Professor Geraint Lewis' job is to look half way across the universe at something invisible. More

  • Professor Philip Gale to receive prestigious Chemistry award[13 April 2018]

    Professor Phillip Gale

    Professor Phil Gale, Head of the School of Chemistry will receive the prestigious International Izatt-Christensen Award for 2018 for his seminal contributions to the field of selective anion recognition and transport. More

  • Students search for fame in the lab [9 April 2018]

    A berry excellent Students search for fame in the lab  Show

    A public speaking competition seeking to showcase creativity in science will put the spotlight on 12 of NSW's brightest students on Wednesday 11 April at the Powerhouse Museum. More

  • A berry excellent Easter Show[5 April 2018]

    A berry excellent Easter Show

    Agriculture student wins 2018 Chris Russell Medal of Excellence. More

  • 5 biggest challenges facing Australian water[20 March 2018]

    Australian water catchments

    World Water Day is a day we can focus our attention on the importance of water and some of the challenges faced managing Australian water catchments and supply. More

  • Explore Future Earth[5 July 2017]

    The schools theme for this year's National Science Week (12 to 20 August) is Future Earth, and Australian schools are encouraged to explore the science behind sustainability, and to find out about sustainability issues that are unique to our region. More

  • The talent of the future looks bright[5 July 2017]

    World class student initiative gets Adam's tick of approval for enabling the science stars of the future. More

  • Welcome to sexy prime 2017![1 February 2017]

    Welcome to sexy prime 2017!

    2017 is a prime number. Most people will be able to follow that, but they probably won't know that 2017 isn't just any old type of prime. More

  • Academic Advice Sessions[15 December 2016]

    Academic advice sessions

    The Faculty of Science will be holding in-person academic advice sessions for enrolment for Semester 1, 2017 for both new and continuing undergraduate students for full-degree advice and unit of study selection. Advice sessions will focus on the provision of advice and assistance with degree structuring and unit of study choice. More

  • Alcohol & Hearing [28 November 2016]

    Dr Karl Kruszelnicki

    It's hard to pinpoint exactly. But at every party, there comes a stage when the mood picks up. People have drunk enough alcohol to reach the point where they loosen their inhibitions, and start relaxing and dancing. The observable link to the effect of the alcohol is that the noise level goes up with the mood. More