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21 December 2018

Science tips for summer

Whether you're looking to liven up your garden or need some tips on picking the perfect avocado, our researchers and students share their scientific tips for the summer.
20 December 2018

10 of the best science discoveries at Sydney in 2018

From genomics and agriculture to astronomy and quantum physics, University of Sydney researchers have uncovered amazing things we didn't know about last year. Here are just 10 of them.
19 December 2018

What students think about women in engineering

Undergraduate students studying aeronautical, biomedical and mechanical engineering have shared why they'd like to see more women and girls studying engineering, and why they believe diversity is the key to innovation.
19 December 2018

Colonial medicine from a different perspective

Historians of medicine investigate discoveries within medicine and their effects on everyday life, the organisation of medical care, and the medical profession.
18 December 2018

Sydney scientists develop work-around for quantum architecture

Working with Professor David Reilly, Dr Xanthe Croot and Sebastian Pauka have invented a qubit architecture designed to improve scalability for semiconductor-based quantum computers.
18 December 2018

Planning starts for global agricultural science hub in Sydney

Combining the University's world-class veterinary, agriculture and life sciences expertise with the Department of Primary Industry at the historic Elizabeth Macarthur Agriculture Institute will amplify and support research in plant biology, soil science, food research and animal husbandry.
17 December 2018

Three RACI awards for our chemistry researchers

Three RACI awards for the School of Chemistry reflect strong tradition and emerging strength across the chemical sciences at the University of Sydney.
13 December 2018

4 cool topics you can study in maths

From developing artificial intelligence to predicting a cancer prognosis, mathematics touches every aspect of our lives. We talked to four Sydney mathematicians about their research and why maths (and the study of it) is so important.
12 December 2018

5 cool topics you can study with a biology major

Technology has advanced our ability to process and interpret large volumes of data, generating a gigantic leap in our understanding of the fundamental molecular mechanisms and processes controlling life.
11 December 2018

Sydney scientists named as 'Superstars of STEM' for 2019

Science & Technology Australia has named Dr Caroline Moul, Dr Georgia Ward-Fear and Dr Iona Novak for its stereotype-busting program that is helping to change the public's views on women in science.
07 December 2018

University of Sydney researchers win big at Royal Society of NSW

Sydney scientists and researchers recognised with five of seven awards for 2018 by the Royal Society of NSW, Australia's oldest learned society.
05 December 2018

Geordie Williamson wins Australian mathematics highest honour

Fresh from launching the University of Sydney Mathematical Research Institute, Professor Geordie Williamson has been recognised by his peers at the Australian Mathematical Society annual meeting.
05 December 2018

Soil Tech Project will put Australian science into farmers' hands

On World Soil Day, a consortium of agricultural technology companies with the University of Sydney's Institute for Agriculture, is launching a project to unlock our science for the use of Australia's farmers.
05 December 2018

What is the Tea Composition project?

You might be wondering why we care so much about soil. Soil is an essential, complex and highly valuable natural resource which we depend on to produce the vast majority of our food, fibre and economic sustainability.
30 November 2018

What's the difference? Health and medical science degrees explained.

Health science? Medical science? If you’re not sure which of these undergraduate science degrees is right for you, we want to help you understand the opportunities they offer and what that means for your future.