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30 October 2020

Paul McGreevy wins Global Animal Welfare Award

University of Sydney Professor Paul McGreevy has been recognised with one of the most prestigious veterinary awards in the world for his pioneering contribution to animal welfare.
30 October 2020

Sydney Nano team wins national water research challenge

From more than 100 entries and eight finalists, the Advanced Water Capture from the Atmosphere team has won the Bridge Hub Water Challenge.
29 October 2020

University alumna appointed to highest court in Australia

The Masters of Law graduate, solicitor, barrister and Federal Court judge has been elevated to the highest legal decision-making body in the country.
28 October 2020

Quality teaching spurs jump in Times subject rankings

The University shows strong performance in the Times Higher Education subject rankings.
28 October 2020

Thomas Maschmeyer wins Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation 2020

The Prime Minister has recognised Thomas Maschmeyer for his work taking fundamental science to commercialisation in fields that address environmental problems: plastic-waste recycling and safe, scalable storage for renewable energy.
28 October 2020

Slime time! Why slugs, snails and spiders are invading your home

Heavy rain across Eastern Australia is driving garden slugs, spiders and mozzies indoors. What can you do to humanely remove these visitors from your home? Professor Dieter Hochuli shares his tips.
28 October 2020

Consciousness and the presence of mind

His book profiles 20 world-changing University of Sydney researchers. Yet, one of the most remarkable stories Maxwell Bennett AO tells in The Search for Knowledge and Understanding, is his own.

28 October 2020

Rising sea level does not mean the end of sandy beaches: paper

Experts including from the University of Sydney have questioned recent research that suggested half the world's beaches will disappear by 2100 because of global warming. The key is whether there is room to retreat inland.

27 October 2020

Professor Edward Holmes named as NSW Scientist of the Year

One of the world's top authorities on viruses has been busy this year studying the emergence of SARS-CoV-2. His work has been recognised with the state's top honour for scientists.
27 October 2020

How doctors can have more confidence in a COVID-19 diagnosis: analysis

University of Sydney researchers suggest using the methods of clinical epidemiology to help minimise uncertainty in a COVID-19 diagnosis and help public health decisions during the pandemic.