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09 December 2021

Two-year follow up shows delaying umbilical cord clamping saves babies' lives

An Australian-led study finds that aiming to wait just 60 seconds to clamp the umbilical cord of very premature babies at birth continues to have benefits two years on - decreasing the child's risk of death or major disability.
09 December 2021

NSW Premier's Awards for our cancer researchers

Our cancer researchers were acknowledged for their excellence at the 2021 NSW Premier's Awards.
08 December 2021

Hydrogen expert joins faculty to drive renewable research

The ranks of the Faculty of Science have been bolstered with the arrival of world leading hydrogen storage researcher Professor Kondo-Francois Aguey-Zinsou to the School of Chemistry.

08 December 2021

Nanosensing to solar fuels: Sydney Nano unveils new Grand Challenges

Four new visionary projects span sustainability, biosecurity, solar energy and health, drawing talent from across the University's faculties.
08 December 2021

Prof Tony Weiss elected to the US National Academy of Inventors

Professor Tony Weiss becomes the first academic from the University of Sydney to be elected as a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors.
07 December 2021

Are we approaching peak meat consumption?

Dr Diana Bogueva and colleagues from Curtin University explain whether meat consumption increases as income increases, revealing the countries that may have already reached 'peak meat'.
07 December 2021

Recipients of our 2022 SOAR prizes

Twenty-two of our academics have received a 2022 SOAR Prize.
06 December 2021

Spoiled oranges shine light on malignant cells

A University of Sydney PhD researcher is developing a cancer and serious disease-detecting biomedical probe that can be made from the juice of rancid oranges.
06 December 2021

Sydney's "factory of the future" ready to drive statewide innovation

A $25 million facility has today been launched to drive innovation and foster industrial output in the heart of Sydney's Tech Central.
06 December 2021

How to make your degree fit your needs

Elysée Dubois graduated with an unexpected combination that helped her pursue her passions in equal measure – commerce and language studies in French.
06 December 2021

Going for Gold in economic complexity

Australia should look to strengthen its economy via advanced manufacturing and diversification of exports, in order to develop greater sovereignty in the industrial space, writes Christopher Day.
04 December 2021

Statement regarding health equipment tender process

Today the University of Sydney issued a statement regarding a tender process for health equipment.

03 December 2021

Cancer Institute NSW awards Sydney $2.2M in research funding

Our researchers will develop new treatments for liver cancer, effective therapies for melanoma patients resistant to immunotherapy, work to improve metastatic spine procedures, and understand why men are more likely to die from cancer than women.
03 December 2021

5 feel good benefits of volunteering

To celebrate International Volunteer Day, we spoke to University experts in happiness, psychology and pharmacology to find out some surprising benefits of volunteering on mental health.

03 December 2021

Sustainable shrooms lead to happy feet

A team of undergraduate students from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning have developed a smart insole, made from mushroom spores, containing electronic microprocessors to monitor foot health and encourage sensory awareness.
02 December 2021

Designing universal access to ocean pools

School of Architecture, Design and Planning postgraduate students met a design brief to provide universal access to Australia's ocean pools, helping them to develop graduate qualities for responding to real-world challenges.
02 December 2021

THC in blood and saliva are poor measures of cannabis impairment

The findings contrast with the much stronger relationship between blood alcohol concentrations and driving impairment, with implications for the application of drug-driving laws globally.
02 December 2021

Funding to support children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Professor Elizabeth Elliott has been awarded federal government funding to expand services for children and adolescents affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
02 December 2021

Mathematicians use DeepMind AI to create new methods in problem-solving

Sydney researcher Professor Geordie Williamson is working with colleagues at Oxford using DeepMind's artificial intelligence to develop fundamentally new techniques in mathematics.
02 December 2021

COVID-19 pandemic puts spotlight on science misinformation 'triggers'

Changes to the current way new scientific knowledge is made and shared are urgently needed - now is the time to invest in research to combat misinformation before the next science crisis, say University of Sydney researchers.