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30 September 2019

What happens when students call an aged care facility home

It's not every day your neighbours are 160 older people with dementia or age-related care needs, but for four health sciences students at the University of Sydney, its home.
30 September 2019

Make like a leaf: researchers developing method to convert CO2

University of Sydney researchers are drawing inspiration from leaves to reduce carbon emissions, using nanotechnology to develop a method for 'carbon photosynthesis' that they hope will one day be adopted on an industrial-scale.
30 September 2019

Australian teachers head to schools in need, thanks to scholarship

A million-dollar donation is helping Australian teachers inspire disadvantaged students in maths and science class.

30 September 2019

US backs Sydney spinout company Kinoxis to fight opioid addiction

University of Sydney spinout Kinoxis Therapeutics awarded US National Institutes of Health HEAL Initiative grant of up to $6.8m. Out of 375 grants this is the only one awarded outside North America.
27 September 2019

Sydney rock oysters adapt to climate change

Professor Maria Byrne at University of Sydney and Dr Susan Fitzer at University of Stirling in Scotland have discovered Sydney rock oysters can adapt their shells.
27 September 2019

Troubled waters: experts comment on the drought and water policy

Australia is bracing for another hot, dry summer. With no respite in sight for drought-affected communities, what's the long-term solution for our chronic water shortage? University of Sydney experts weigh up the options and examine current policy proposals.
26 September 2019

University of Sydney takes out top Master of Management ranking

The University of Sydney Business School's flagship Master of Management is again Australia's number one program of its kind, according to the latest global ratings published by the prestigious QS World University Rankings.
26 September 2019

Take a photo of roadkill for science

Bruce Englefield, a PhD student in Veterinary Science, has developed a new app that can photograph and document roadkill across Australia.
25 September 2019

Professor Nalini Joshi named as Bragg Member of RiAus

Professor Joshi from the School of Mathematics and Statistics has been recognised as one of Australia's most outstanding contributors to science.
24 September 2019

ARC announces funding for chemical remediation technology

The Australian Research Council has granted funding to University of Sydney researchers as part a program that aims to investigate and remediate chemically contaminated soil, groundwater, waterways and marine systems.