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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.
28 August 2018

Sydney scientists solve 30-year wheat rust puzzle

An international group of scientists co-led by the University of Sydney has isolated the first major resistance genes against stripe rust, which threatens to devastate whole crops of the staple food
23 August 2018

Grant win for stem cell therapy for chronic pain

Associate Professor Greg Neely has received an $810,000 grant from the NSW government, as one of only four winners of the Cell and Gene Therapy grants from NSW Health.
20 August 2018

Drought capability statement - Sydney Institute of Agriculture

While all of NSW has been declared as being affected by drought, the University of Sydney says researchers and farmers are working together combining conservation agriculture with digital innovations to support food security
20 August 2018

Research scholarships in digital agriculture

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships are available to support the living costs of students while completing their studies.
17 August 2018

Open Day opens doors for female students

The opportunities available to young women entering university are endless, but sometimes it’s hard to imagine where a degree might take you. That’s why female academics are reaching out to tell their inspiring stories.
01 August 2018

Is storytelling an enemy of science?

25 July 2018

University of Sydney finalists announced in Eureka Prizes

From maths to medical technology to chemistry for the future - the University celebrates five finalists in the Eureka Prizes, each displaying innovation and leadership in their efforts leading critical advances in science.
16 July 2018

Sydney Analytical launches world-class facility for researchers

The University of Sydney unveils its newest core facility, Sydney Analytical, with capabilities in spectroscopy, x-ray analysis, chemical characterisation, training and access for industry.
27 June 2018

New Head of School for Physics

Joining the University of Sydney in January 2018, Professor Céline Boehm is only the second woman to be Head of School for Physics in our history.