• 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

  • Ian has the TED X Factor[26 May 2016]

    Ian Conway Lamb

    A University of Sydney Master of Science student with an eye for business has won one of five TEDxSydney St George Bank Kick Start grants worth $25,000. 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

  • Dr Michael Bowen wins NSW Early Career Researcher of the Year[8 October 2015]

    Michael Bowen

    Dr Michael Bowen, from the School of Psychology, has won the NSW Early Career Researcher of the Year award, the first time this prize has been offered as part of the NSW Premier's Prizes for Science and Engineering. More

  • Eureka Prize for Associate Professor Michael J. Biercuk[27 August 2015]

    Michael Biercuk

    Associate Professor Michael J. Biercuk, from the School of Physics and the ARC Centre of Excellence for Engineered Quantum Systems, has won the Eureka Prize for Outstanding Early Career Researcher, presented at a gala dinner on 26 August in the Sydney Town Hall. More

  • Six Eureka Prize finalists [24 July 2015]

    Eureka Prizes

    Six teams from the Division of Natural Sciences have been named as finalists in the prestigious Eureka Prizes, known as the Oscars of Australian science. More

  • Passing of science star Professor Harry Messel[8 July 2015]

    Harry Messel

    Professor Harry Messel AC CBE, a major force in science research, communication and education, and head of the School of Physics at the University of Sydney for 35 years, passed away today at the age of 93. More

  • Cosmic cinema: astronomers make real-time, 3D movies of plasma tubes drifting overhead[1 June 2015]

    Tubular plasma structures have been detected in the inner layers of the magnetosphere

    By creatively using a radio telescope to see in three dimensions, astronomers have detected the existence of tubular plasma structures in the inner layers of the magnetosphere surrounding the Earth. More

  • Recognition for an evolutionary master clockmaker: 2014 Eureka Prize for Early Career Researcher[11 September 2014]

    Eureka Prize winner Associate Professor Simon Ho

    Showing that the strain of fungus responsible for the Irish potato famine still exists is only one of the insights the University of Sydney's Associate Professor Simon Ho has achieved through his ground-breaking work with 'molecular clocks'. More

  • Ground-breaking research awarded ARC Laureate Fellowships[22 August 2014]

    Physics building

    Advances in our understanding of the brain using maths and physics concepts and the creation of a new Australian technology to discover the formation of galaxies will result from two Australian Laureate Fellowships awarded to the University of Sydney. More

  • How physics revolutionises medicine[19 August 2014]

    How physics revolutionises medicine

    Professor Zdenca Kuncic will discuss how physics revolutionises medicine at a Sydney Science Forum on Wednesday 20 August. More

  • A celebration of the scientific achievement that transformed our view of matter[18 August 2014]

    Image of snowflake crystal

    What area of science has earned 28 Nobel Prizes, was instrumental in determining the structure of DNA, turns 100 this year and continues to be of fundamental importance to researchers? Congratulations if you answered X-ray crystallography, one of the greatest innovations of the 20th century, established by a father and son working with table salt crystals 100 years ago. More