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29 April 2022

Sydney soil scientists receive $5.6 million federal grant

Our researchers have received a $5.6 million grant for 3 projects to improve soil condition and plant productivity as part of the national Soil Science Challenge.

14 April 2022

Q fever: a public health and financial concern

University of Sydney A/Prof Katrina Bosward has partnered with the livestock industry to generate scientific knowledge to back up the need for an Australian-made vaccine against Q fever in livestock.
10 March 2022

Improved wheat to counter climate extremes

Rising temperatures threaten our ability to grow crops. Partnerships between academia and industry have created top-level research with a tangible impact.

25 February 2022

Sydney academics and alumni awarded 2022 Fulbright Scholarships

From endocrinology to soil science, academics and alumni of the University of Sydney have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.
02 February 2022

Fantastic results and big profits for Sydney-led cotton research

The University of Sydney and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) have teamed up and generated huge yields and a large return on investment with an innovative cotton farming research project.

20 December 2021

Nutritional qualities of starch depend on the way it is digested

Starch digestion is a complex process that begins in the mouth and ends in the guts, all the while releasing glucose that provides energy for all tissues and organs and nutrients for vital gut bacteria.
24 September 2021

NSW boosts research funding to manage scarce water resources

Associate Professor Willem Vervoort is helping to coordinate new research initiatives to monitor complex river systems to better understand how water is used in NSW.
23 September 2021

New variety of faba bean released by scientists

University of Sydney scientists have released a new faba bean variety called FBA Ayla, providing an improved faba bean for growers in the northern New South Wales and southern Queensland region.
02 July 2021

Soil, carbon sequestration and the fight against climate change

The fight against climate change has never been more important. Professor Budiman Minasny is exploring how soil can be a sustainable and potentially powerful tool to combat the effects of global warming.

13 May 2021

Wheat rust research centenary: science for sustainable prosperity

The wheat rust research program is emblematic of the University's mission to contribute to national and global sustainable development. Led by Professor Robert Park, the Cereal Rust Program is ready for the genetic challenges of the 21st century.