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February 2018
Teachers share what entering the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize is really like   View Summary
28 February 2018
Sleek GeeksFinding a creative way to explain science in a short film has been the challenge enjoyed by school students and their teachers each year for over a decade in the University of Sydney Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize.
Lessons from an extraordinary woman   View Summary
26 February 2018
Lessons on following your heartWhat Ruth Gall's career can teach us
5 career barriers and how to break through them   View Summary
26 February 2018
5 career barriers and how to break through themGender barriers in the workplace can be hard to break. University of Sydney academics offer tips to tackle career obstacles this International Women's Day.
3 research scholarships from science you should know   View Summary
21 February 2018
3 research scholarships from science you should knowThe University of Sydney has over 700 scholarships on offer, with a value of over $84 million. Our scholarship programs aim to provide financial support to students and assist them to excel academically.
Snap, crackle and pop    View Summary
21 February 2018
Snap, crackle and pop As another university year begins, we met with Dr Alice Williamson, a chemist, lecturer and science communicator in the Faculty of Science to give us a sneak peak of just some of the experiments students can look forward to learning about when studying chemistry at Sydney.
Come celebrate cotton industry successes at 'Cotton tales'   View Summary
21 February 2018
CottonDiscover more about this Australian success story at the 2018 RD Watt Lecture 'Cotton tales: celebrating success in Australia' on 8 March.
Get ready, it's O-Week time!   View Summary
20 February 2018
Get ready, it's o-week time!It is O-Week 2018 time and Tia will be taking over the @sydney_science instagram account from 26 Feb until the 2 March to show you around campus from a third year science student perspective.
7 powerful breakthroughs by women and girls in Sydney Science   View Summary
6 February 2018
7 powerful breakthroughs by women and girls in Sydney ScienceIn the quest for gender equality, the United Nations has declared 11 February the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.