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13 October 2017

Australia’s infrastructure service providers innovating for customers

Big data, digital technology and other innovations used by infrastructure providers are delivering better customer outcomes, according to a new paper by the John Grill Centre for Project Leadership.

13 October 2017

New technique tracks plant photosynthesis from space

University of Sydney and NASA researchers have developed a revolutionary new technique to image plant photosynthesis using satellite-based remote-sensing, with potential applications in climate change monitoring.

12 October 2017

Mozart’s last opera ignites the magical voices of future opera stars

Rising opera stars at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music will be put through their operatic paces when they take to the stage this month to perform Mozart's final and most popular opera of all time.

12 October 2017

Brain scientists win big at national awards

The 2017 Brain Foundation Research Awards took place on Monday 9 October, with Brain and Mind Centre researchers winning more than $300,000 in funding to research dementia, motor neurone disease and immune-mediated neuropathy. 

12 October 2017

“Dockless” bike sharing launched on University of Sydney campus

A new bicycle sharing app which aims to make crossing campus easier has been launched on the University of Sydney campus in the wake of its success in the Business School’s Sydney Genesis Start-up Program.

12 October 2017

Battery storage warranties leave consumers exposed: report

Many warranties for residential solar batteries are in breach of consumer law, according to University of Sydney and Public Interest Advocacy Centre research.

10 October 2017

Mum's immune response could trigger social deficits for kids with autism

Children with autism are more likely to show severe social symptoms if their mother had chronic asthma or allergies while pregnant, the University of Sydney's Brain and Mind Centre reveals today in Molecular Psychiatry.

09 October 2017

The major donation that began with dinner under the stars

Twenty years ago, Dr Virginia Hood had dinner in the desert with Dr Charles Perkins AO. Now her donation to the University of Sydney is supporting the research centre named in his honour.

09 October 2017

From scholarship to fellowship

Mabs Melville scholarship recipients Dr Camilla Whittington and Dr Angela Crean have been awarded L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science Fellowships, which will ensure more important research into the biology of reproduction.

09 October 2017

A lesson in Japanese language and literature

Honorary Associate Professor Sakuko Matsui has dedicated her life's work to the study of Japanese language and literature.