A graduate student has discovered that astronomers have for years been mistakenly interpreting the dust in the environment of the brightest infrared star in the Northern sky. Images release today show none of the previously identified bright spots in fact contain the famous star, which is now believed to be buried in its own dust 450 light years from earth.
The University of Sydney continues to be the destination of choice for New South Wales school leavers, according to figures released by the Universities Admissions Centre.
After living through a 6.5 magnitude earthquake in the New Zealand capital Wellington in 2013, 23-year-old Wang left his structural engineering role with a professional consultancy to take up a research degree into soil movement, in the hope of preventing future disasters.
The University of Sydney Business School and the Centre for Disability Research and Policy is providing women and people with disabilities in South East Asia with skills to exploit commercial opportunities.
The Charles Perkins Centre Writer in Residence Fellowship represents a new way of doing things in academia and could be a vital tool in the fight against chronic diseases, argues Professor Stephen Simpson.
The Commonwealth Government will not need to contribute additional funds to the NDIS until 2019-20, according to a paper released by the University of Sydney's Centre for Disability Research and Policy today.
The announcement that Aboriginal languages will now be part of the school curriculum in NSW is a necessary first step towards enshrining them for future generations, writes Professor Jakelin Troy.
A unique teaching model designed by the University of Sydney and the Opera House is unlocking classroom creativity and reaping results across the curriculum.
Giving a victim impact statement can be therapeutic, but the process for doing so is often confusing.
Advancing a shared understanding of the Australian and Indonesian legal systems, and supporting educational exchanges with the Maldives are the goals of two University of Sydney New Colombo Plan fellows, announced this week.
Sydney has been rated as one of the top five student cities in the world, according to the latest QS Best Student Cities Rankings.
Experts from across the nation and overseas are launching Australia's first-ever national tertiary animal welfare and ethics project. The United Kingdom's Emeritus Professor John Webster, a pioneer of animal welfare science, was part of the collaboration to develop the One Welfare portal - an online, interactive resource, which has brought together all the veterinary faculties in Australia and New Zealand.
The University of Sydney Business School and UN Women National Committee Australia have once again partnered to offer a $60,000 MBA Scholarship in a united effort to promote women in leadership.
A new resource provided by the University of Sydney and Macquarie University will aid research into the emerging field of neurolaw.
Give back to the community this festive season and pack health kits for those affected by family violence.
Six University of Sydney academics have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, one of the highest honours of achievement in the humanities in Australia.
Expressions of interest have opened for a $100,000 Writer in Residence Fellowship to join the fight against obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Stripping citizenship will make it more likely that ex-Australian terrorists will commit Paris-type attacks overseas, writes Professor Ben Saul.
University of Sydney alumni are on a mission to increase the survival rate of sudden cardiac arrest.
Experts from across the University of Sydney unpack the issues and opportunities presented by historic climate talks in Paris.