2016 was another amazing year of discoveries, world-firsts and prize wins for the sciences at the University of Sydney. Here are some of the true highlights.
One in four adolescents from disadvantaged regions of New South Wales engage in an hour per day of moderate to vigorous physical activity outside the school setting, new research reveals.
Rameen Malik dreams of a future where clean energy solutions can provide a decent quality of life for all echelons of society. It’s a dream that would not have been possible without donor support.
Urban geographer Kurt Iveson provides insights into the policy hotspot of public space in this final podcast series for 2016, describing a new policing project and analysing the impact of Pokémon GO on the city.
At the end of this first year of university, Bachelor of Science (Advanced) student William Zhou looks back on his experiences.
If there were world university rankings for awesome things that happen on campus, we reckon we’d be in for a gold medal. Here’s just a few of the coolest things that happened on campus this year.
The University Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Sydney is supporting homeless and disadvantaged Sydneysiders to access quality veterinary care for their beloved pets.
Studying a science course has never been more important and choosing where to do it can be tough choice. Here's why we think you should join us at the University of Sydney.
No, I'm not here to remind you that 'your ATAR is just a number', writes Simone Armstrong for the Huffington Post Australia.
The unique employment program is a partnership between the Westpac Group and the Group of Eight Universities.
A University of Sydney student and composer, Cyrus Meurant, has collaborated with an Australian aged-care facility on a unique recording project that will be music to the ears of dementia sufferers.
Your first year on campus can be intimidating. New people. New classes. New locations. We asked current University of Sydney students to share the things they have learned during their time on campus.
We've got your podcast needs covered this holiday break, with a selection of highlights picked out by the Sydney Ideas team.
The festive season can be hazardous for companion animals so we need to take precautions to keep them healthy and happy. Dr Anne Fawcett from the Faculty of Veterinary Science tells us the major things to be aware of this summer.
From Antarctica to Amsterdam, many of our researchers will be delving into archives, excavating archaeological sites and collaborating with international peers during the teaching break.
Nature findings will improve understanding of decision-making, as global demographics shift toward an aged population.
Fears of outbreaks of Zika and dengue due to Australian travellers visiting affected countries this summer.
University of Sydney alumnus Dr Martin Seneviratne has been named the 2017 Roden Cutler NSW John Monash Scholar. The award will see Dr Seneviratne head to Stanford University to continue his ground-breaking work into clinical informatics.
Confidence is key when motivating young people to change their diet and exercise habits, new research from the University of Sydney shows.
An international team has created a harder-than-diamond Lonsdaleite diamond – usually found at the site of meteoric impacts. Unlike cubic diamonds, the hexagonal creation is more likely to be used in manufacturing.