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25 November 2020

Sydney wins five Eureka Prizes for 2020

Five University of Sydney finalists have been named as Eureka Prize winners in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
20 November 2020

The untapped potential of soil carbon

For National Agriculture Day this year we are highlighting the work of our world-class soil scientists who are rethinking how the Earth's skin - our living soil - can be used in the fight to control climate change.
09 November 2020

University study finds economic window for native grains production

At the start of NAIDOC Week 2020, Dr Angela Pattison and colleagues have launched the first report from a feasibility study into using native grass grains as a modern food product. Initial findings look promising.
30 October 2020

Sydney Nano team wins national water research challenge

From more than 100 entries and eight finalists, the Advanced Water Capture from the Atmosphere team has won the Bridge Hub Water Challenge.
29 September 2020

Eleven Eureka Prize finalists

Eleven University of Sydney individuals and groups have been named as Eureka Prize finalists in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
08 September 2020

Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, survey reveals

New research by the University of Sydney and Curtin University has found that, despite having a great concern for the environment and animal welfare, Generation Z is not ready to eat lab-grown meat.
01 September 2020

University invests in agriculture with multimillion-dollar research centre

International Centre of Crop and Digital Agriculture will assure world-class research at our Narrabri campus for global food security and agribusiness support for the 21st century.
01 September 2020

Scientists unlock crops' power to resist floods

Scientists at the universities of Oxford and Sydney have discovered the structure of an enzyme that helps control oxygen in crops. They hope it provides a platform to improve crop resistance to flooding.
26 August 2020

University of Sydney commits to climate action, sustainability

Australia's first university has joined a growing body of institutions highlighting the importance of sustainability and committed to ambitious new targets as part of its new sustainability strategy and climate statement. 

11 August 2020

The challenges that come with being a horse dentist

Don't like going to the dentist? Think how it would be if you were a horse. With a mouthful of large, hard-to-access teeth, horses are a challenge for the dental problem solvers at the Camden Equine Centre.