A graduate student has discovered that astronomers have for years been mistakenly interpreting the dust in the environment of the brightest infrared star in the Northern sky. Images release today show none of the previously identified bright spots in fact contain the famous star, which is now believed to be buried in its own dust 450 light years from earth.
The University of Sydney continues to be the destination of choice for New South Wales school leavers, according to figures released by the Universities Admissions Centre.
After living through a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the New Zealand capital Wellington in 2013, 23-year-old Wang left his structural engineering role with a professional consultancy to take up a research degree into soil movement, in the hope of preventing future disasters.
The University of Sydney Business School and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy is providing women and people with disabilities in South East Asia with skills to exploit commercial opportunities.
The Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship represents a new way of doing things in academia and could be a vital tool in the fight against chronic diseases, argues Professor Stephen Simpson.
The Commonwealth Government will not need to contribute additional funds to the NDIS until 2019-20, according to a paper released by the University of Sydney's Centre for Disability Research and Policy today.
The announcement that Aboriginal languages will now be part of the school curriculum in NSW is a necessary first step towards enshrining them for future generations, writes Professor Jakelin Troy.
A unique teaching model designed by the University of Sydney and the Opera House is unlocking classroom creativity and reaping results across the curriculum.
Giving a victim impact statement can be therapeutic, but the process for doing so is often confusing.
Advancing a shared understanding of the Australian and Indonesian legal systems, and supporting educational exchanges with the Maldives are the goals of two University of Sydney New Colombo Plan fellows, announced this week.