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07 August 2018

Sydney partners with government on new innovation precinct

The University of Sydney is joining forces with the NSW government and leaders in the tech industry on a major new innovation precinct to generate jobs and cement Sydney's reputation as the innovation capital of Australia.
06 August 2018

How art changes the brain

03 August 2018

Festival of science, medicine and health fortnight begins

From neuroscience and music to sport and the environment, researchers, students and celebrity scientists are involved in a range of events as part of this year's Sydney Science Festival from 7 to 19 August.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney teams up with Airbus

An agreement between the University of Sydney and world-leading aeronautical manufacturer Airbus connects some of the leading experts with Australia's future engineering talent.
02 August 2018

2018 ARC Future Fellowships and Linkage Project success for Sydney

The University of Sydney has secured six Future Fellowships and a Linkage Project grant funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
01 August 2018

Is storytelling an enemy of science?

31 July 2018

Nalini Joshi elected to leading role in world mathematics

The University's first female professor of mathematics and former Head of School, Nalini Joshi, has been elected Vice-President of the International Mathematical Union, the worldwide body representing mathematics.
31 July 2018

AGL and undergraduates partner for new perspective

Six undergraduate student projects explored what our electricity grid might look like in the future and what the lifestyle and wider social implications will be for the choices we make.
30 July 2018

Are you walking your dog enough?

How much exercise does your dog need? How do you overcome some of the barriers to regular walks? Professors Paul McGreevy and Adrian Bauman from the University of Sydney explain in this opinion piece.
26 July 2018

Great Barrier Reef reveals rapid changes of ancient glaciers

Graphs of sea levels about the time of the poorly understood Last Glacial Maximum indicated ice sheets were stable before slowly starting to melt but a new Nature paper paints a different picture, which could be bad news for the reef.