The Faculty of Science attracts world-class researchers and Australia’s best science students who share and enjoy a rich inter-disciplinary research and learning environment. The Faculty’s research is aimed at advancing knowledge and helping our society and our country solve our most pressing problems. We invite you to find out more about our research and researchers.


RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

THE FUTURE IS BIG

From investigating the big questions about how our universe began to enabling the first big calculations done with quantum computers, scientists in the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science are working on our big future.

THE FUTURE IS SMALL

From building the newest nanoscience facilities for the Australian Institute of Nanoscience to investigating the smallest forms of life in microbiology, scientists in the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science are working on our small future.

THE FUTURE IS GREEN

From devising ways to accurately calculate environmental footprints of nations or organisations to finding methods to limit
the impacts of introduced invasive species, scientists in the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science are working on our green future.

THE FUTURE IS HEALTHY

From finding solutions to the human obesity epidemic to uncovering the neurobiology of drug addiction, scientists in the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Science are working on our healthy future.