12 July 2020

Who's your daddy? Male seahorses transport nutrients to embryos

Researchers have discovered male seahorses transport nutrients to their developing embryos in their brood pouch. The next step is to find out how they do this and if they have a placenta.
11 July 2020

WIRES uses bushfire donations to support University koala research

WIRES are giving donations from the general public, in response to this year's bushfires, to the University's Koala Health Hub to support their koala research and care.
10 July 2020

Genetic 'fingerprints' of first COVID-19 cases help manage pandemic

Genomic data from COVID-19 cases in the first 10 weeks of Australia's outbreak proved vital to understanding the trajectory of the disease and has an important role to play moving forward.
10 July 2020

Socio-economic, environmental impacts of coronavirus quantified

How is COVID-19 impacting people and the planet and what are the implications for a post-pandemic world? This world-first study led by the University of Sydney quantifies the socio-economic losses and environmental gains.
09 July 2020

Learning languages opens our minds

Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Sydney, Dr Michael Spence, recently graduated with a Diploma of Languages (Korean Studies) at the very university he leads.
08 July 2020

Numerous jobs linked to increased risk of knee osteoarthritis

A major review of knee osteoarthritis (OA) - which is a leading cause of job loss and disability - reveals widespread risk of OA, demonstrating the need for a systemic approach to prevention outside of traditional workplaces.

08 July 2020

AI medical research projects receive $7.1 million funding

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $7 million federal funding for research projects harnessing AI to diagnose and treat neurological and mental health disorders.
07 July 2020

Engineers use electricity to clean up toxic water

University of Sydney engineers have used electricity to clean up heavily polluted industrial wastewater. They hope the findings will help wineries, pharmaceutical manufacturers and other industries that must comply with strict wastewater regulations.
06 July 2020

Researchers explore new synthetic gel for eye injury

An international team of researchers is pioneering a potentially sight-saving alternative to current treatments for injury or infection of the cornea, a common cause of blindness.
06 July 2020

Meet 5 of Australia's most innovative engineers

Each year Engineers Australia selects the country's most inventive and forward-thinking engineers. From biomedical 'tattoos' as sensory substitutes to reducing CO2 emissions from oil refineries, meet the five University of Sydney engineers who have been named Australia's most innovative.