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10 August 2017

TEDxYouth@Sydney 2017 is coming

As Principal Partner of TEDxYouth@Sydney for 2017, we're excited to bring you some of the world's most inspiring young minds who are challenging status quos and leading the way in their fields.

10 August 2017

Honours gets curiouser and curiouser

In the lead up to Science Week's weird and wonderful JD Stewart lecture - Stranger things: The uncanny world of animal pregnancy, we slither by a curious honours project in reptile pregnancy.

10 August 2017

Wonder women in STEMM

Female STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine) academics share their personal thoughts on career success in their chosen fields. 

09 August 2017

Blood groups beyond A, B and O: what are they and do they matter?

There are 34 other blood groups with more than 300 known variants. Knowing what antigens we have in our blood is crucial in case of a transfusion, writes Associate Professor Robert Flower.

09 August 2017

Explainer: what is the gender pay gap?

What are the causes of Australia's gender pay gap? Dr Elizabeth Hill, expert in work and family policy from the Department of Political Economy, explains.

08 August 2017

Membrane technology engineer recognised for innovation

A University of Sydney Chemical Engineering lecturer has been recognised as a young innovator in his field for his use of membrane technology to drive sustainability in the water, food, and renewable energy industries.

08 August 2017

How heat and drought kill trees

Drought-caused tree deaths are produced by a combination of hydraulic failure and carbon starvation, says new research published today in Nature Ecology and Evolution

07 August 2017

Intensive care specialist succeeds in Channel swim

Intensive care specialist Dr Stuart Lane is now one of just 1,760 people to have successfully swum the English Channel since 1875. 

06 August 2017

Honorary doctorates celebrate journalism

To celebrate excellence in Australian journalism, six leading journalists have been awarded Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) degrees by the University of Sydney.

05 August 2017

Financial decisions influenced by intensity of light

A University of Sydney and New York University study details the effects of luminance on the quality and consistency of our financial decision-making.