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11 July 2019

Thwack! Insects feel chronic pain after injury

Associate Professor Greg Neely and his team of pain researchers in the Charles Perkins Centre have found compelling evidence that insects feel persistent pain after injury.

11 July 2019

Preeclampsia risk may be reduced by a healthy high-fibre diet

New research suggests gut bacteria could have an impact on the outcome of pregnancies, with a high plant-based fibre diet recommended.
10 July 2019

Goal! University of Sydney named world champion in robot soccer

Not just fancy footwork - two sport savvy researchers from the University of Sydney and CSIRO Data61 with expertise spanning coding, data and complex systems have scored first place at one of the world's most prestigious robotics competitions.
10 July 2019

Over $1.5 million in ARC funding awarded to Sydney researchers

Disaster risk reduction practices to assist people with disabilities and relationship-building practices that foster lifelong connections for children in permanent care are two of four projects that have received funding through the federal government's ARC Linkage Project scheme.
09 July 2019

How electronic skinĀ could help people with disabilities

A University of Sydney computer scientist is developing wearable technology that could be used to control devices, receive information and even register sensation.

08 July 2019

Winter program helps to secure a place at University

Year 12 Indigenous students will travel across Australia to attend the University of Sydney's Bunga Barrabugu Winter Program, an academic preparation and university support program that successfully leads to university enrolments.
05 July 2019

New portal opens gateway to ancient Western Australian culture

The launch of a shared online portal depicting rarely seen Aboriginal artwork, stories and knowledge will next week bring people from a remote Western Australian community together with University of Sydney and Redfern communities.
04 July 2019

'Tsunami' on a silicon chip: a world first for light waves

A collaboration between the Sydney Nano Institute and Singapore University of Technology and Design has for the first time manipulated a light wave, or photonic information, on a silicon chip that retains its overall 'shape'.
03 July 2019

Our Voices: Indigeneity and Architecture

Indigenous authors from Canada, USA, New Zealand and Australia come together to explore the spaces which are informed by Indigenous identities and perspectives on architecture, design theory and practices.
02 July 2019

NASA selects Sydney expert to study the Sun and space weather

Professor Iver Cairns from the University of Sydney has been selected by NASA for two satellite missions to study our Sun and its effects on space weather.