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Cannabidiol (CBD) in cannabis does not impair driving, landmark study shows

Scientists from the Lambert Initiative have shown that a medically active component of cannabis does not impact driving ability and moderate THC intoxication lasts a few hours, with implications for drug-driving laws and managing medical cannabis.

Marginal and informal housing a COVID health risk

New research finds the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed a rise in underlying housing vulnerabilities such as overcrowding and a link between falling demand for Airbnb style short-term rental accommodation and an increase in long-term private rental housing availability.

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30 November 2020

Technology fast-tracks hydrogen-fuelled future

University of Sydney researchers have developed an efficient process to convert water into hydrogen - a breakthrough in the development of this clean energy resource.
27 November 2020

Seven researchers elected to prestigious academies

The new fellows are elected in recognition of their distinguished achievement in humanities, computer science, and biomedical and materials engineering.
28 January 2020

Media statement: response to novel coronavirus

Latest updates for journalists about our response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how we are supporting our community.

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