Faculty of Science

Conducting excellent research and creating the next generation of science talent in Australia have never been more important. The Faculty of Science at the University of Sydney accomplishes both of these, playing a key role in Australia's ability to compete scientifically on the world stage.

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News & Events

  • How cracking explains underwater volcanoes

    Hawaii-Emporer Bend bathymetry and gravity image

    University of Sydney geoscientists have helped prove that some of the ocean's underwater volcanoes did not erupt from hot spots in the Earth's mantle but instead formed from cracks in the oceanic crust.

  • Unexpected challenges for LGBs in outer metropolitan areas

    A gay couple standing side by side.

    Lesbian, gay and bisexual Australians living on the outskirts of major cities experience similar levels of discrimination and social isolation to those living in rural and remote areas, new research shows.

  • Killer bees test a double win for Australian honeybees

    Bees on a beehive frame

    A genetic test that can prevent the entry of 'killer' bees into Australia and worldwide spread has been created by researchers at the University of Sydney and their collaborators at York University in Canada.