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06 September 2018

Adventures in the virosphere

Viruses are everywhere – you are surrounded by them, yet we know remarkably little about them. Take an adventure into the virosphere with the Sydney Science Forum on Wednesday 12 September.
05 September 2018

Cannabis As Medicine Survey CAMS:18 launches

The University of Sydney is launching CAMS:18 - an online survey for people who have used medicinal cannabis in the past 12 months. This survey will provide an 'after' snapshot since legislative changes in 2016.
04 September 2018

7 steps to success and what's holding women back: study

From the 'maternal wall' to the 'boys' club' and beyond the glass ceiling, a group of geoscientists has taken the microscope to their backyard. The results are revealing.
04 September 2018

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer wins RK Murphy Medal

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer, from the School of Chemistry, has won the 2018 RK Murphy Medal from the Royal Australian Chemical Institute (RACI).
31 August 2018

How Brazil can beat the odds and restore a huge swathe of the Amazon

PhD Candidate Danilo Ignacio de Urzedo and Senior Lecturer Dr Robert Fisher discuss whether conservation goals be delivered alongside economic, human, and social interests.
29 August 2018

Eureka Prizes: Sydney scoops the pool for science leadership

The University of Sydney celebrates our world-class academics who have taken four awards at the annual Australian Museum Eureka Prizes in a ceremony at Sydney Town Hall.