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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

Investigating intergenerational justice and the roots of our environmental crises

SEI Postdoctoral Fellow Dr Christine Winter has recently published her PhD research in a new book, ‘Subjects of Intergenerational Justice: Indigenous Philosophy, the Environment and Relationships’. In this short Q&A Christine provides some insights on what led her to this research, the contribution it hopes to make and where she sees her ideas going next.
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.
01 December 2021

Here's to the ladies that lunch

With the passing of American composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Dr Narelle Yeo reflects on the impact he made in creating powerful female characters.
01 December 2021

How R&D with a uni can give your company more bang for its buck

Companies are often unaware of the funding opportunities and support available to them via government, the University of Sydney and other bodies that exist to specifically stimulate industry–university partnerships.
01 December 2021

Bionic eye study progresses through trials

A bionic eye being developed by a team of biomedical researchers at the University of Sydney and UNSW has shown to be safe and stable for long-term implantation in a three-month study, paving the way towards human trials.
01 December 2021

University spin-out company Gelion lists on London Stock Exchange

Renewable energy storage company founded by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer has started trading on the London AIM market to take battery chemistry developed at the University of Sydney to the world.
01 December 2021

NYU and University of Sydney announce new partnership

Sydney and NYU students will study together, share courses and participate in a student exchange program.

30 November 2021

Do you have an idea for an event to welcome students back in 2022?

The Welcome Week Grant Program provides funding and support for students to host events that will welcome students back to campus and the University community.
29 November 2021

University of Sydney welcomes the launch of The Quantum Terminal

The University of Sydney today congratulated the NSW Government on the official launch of The Quantum Terminal, which is part of Tech Central, the biggest technology precinct its kind in Australia.
29 November 2021

University of Sydney alumni honoured at ACAA awards

The Australia China Alumni Association awards recognise the extraordinary impact of alumni of Australian universities in China. This year, six University of Sydney alumni have been honoured for their contributions.

29 November 2021

Rising to the Challenge of Renewable Electrification in the Pacific

The facilitators of the recent Pacific Forum on Renewable Energy consider some of the key themes that arose from the event, and paths forward.
29 November 2021

How a PhD can lead to an international career in academia

Professor Hitoshi Nasu made the unconventional decision to leave Japan and pursue further studies at Sydney Law School, leading him to an established global career in academia. He shares his insights and advice.