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19 July 2016

University a partner in vision for Western Sydney

Westmead will become Western Sydney’s economic powerhouse with a cluster of up to 50,000 knowledge jobs by 2036, according to a report commissioned by the University of Sydney and its partners in the Westmead Alliance.

19 July 2016

Cancer Moonshot: new deals to accelerate detection and treatment of cancer

Two deals signed by US Vice President Joe Biden and NSW Premier Mike Baird will advance the ‘Cancer Moonshot’ initiative to accelerate proteogenomics research and its translation to better cancer care. 

19 July 2016

Game-changer for astronomical instrumentation

A team of Sydney astronomers who developed pioneering ‘hexabundle’ technology has won the inaugural Peter McGregor prize for their instrumentation that illuminates whole galaxies rather than just showing pieces of the universal puzzle.

19 July 2016

Three ways to reform research that won't break the budget

Australia needs a new, long-term strategy for research, writes Professor Duncan Ivison, Deputy VIce Chancellor (Research).

19 July 2016

The strains of a continental breakup

Scientists spanning Australia and Germany have revealed the underlying mechanics enabling supercontinents to separate as part of a five-year Australian Research Council and industry-funded project.