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13 December 2021

Black Summer bushfire season cost farmers up to $5 billion

Associate Professor Tina Bell and Chuan Huang from the School of Life and Environmental Sciences call on more support for farmers to protect their land and livelihoods.
10 December 2021

Global health leaders to address drivers of unhealthy food systems

Addressing the political, economic and colonial systems and corporate structures that produce harmful food systems is on the agenda of the 2021 Global Food Governance Conference 14-16 December 2021.
10 December 2021

How to choose the right degree

There are many reasons to study at university, and many answers too. It can feel overwhelming to make just one choice. Here are a few things to think about when choosing your degree.
10 December 2021

Study advances knowledge of what happens in our cells after exercise

An international team of researchers has developed a new approach to pinpoint which proteins in our cells are most critical for increasing sugar absorption after exercise - an important benefit of exercise that can help maintain good blood sugar levels.
10 December 2021

New tool tracks countries' resource footprints

Australian researchers have developed a tool to drive practical change in the world's global resource consumption through better understanding how many resources each country consumes.
09 December 2021

SEI publishes new report on climate change and transformative community action

The first publication from collaborative research project on community-driven, already-existing transformative action on climate change has arrived, examining work underway in Australia.
09 December 2021

Casting light in Pacific Views

The latest exhibition in the Chau Chak Wing Museum’s dedicated historic photography gallery.
09 December 2021

Intensive Care Paramedic awarded Future Leaders MBA Scholarship

NSW Ambulance Employee of the Year in 2019, Jordan Rosser, has been awarded this year’s Future Leaders MBA scholarship at the University of Sydney Business School.
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

At the edge: personal reflections on stasis and process within lockdown

Drawing upon personal experiences of Sydney’s 2021 Covid-19 lockdown, Robyn Backen traces elegant lines between vanished plans, future possibilities and the moments and matter in between.
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.