30 September 2022

Milky Way's graveyard of dead stars found

In the first map of the 'galactic underworld', a study from the University of Sydney has revealed a graveyard that stretches three times the height of the Milky Way. It has also indicated where the dead stars lie.
30 September 2022

$40m funding boost for Sydney medical research

Projects to embed RNA diagnostics within the Australian health system, improve timely dementia diagnoses, and evaluate immunotherapy treatments for a rare yet expensive to treat neurological disorder are among the latest projects funded.
30 September 2022

Sydney professor recognised by UN as global leader in ageing

The UN's Healthy Ageing 50 recognises 50 leaders who are transforming the world into a better place to grow old. Professor Yun-Hee Jeon is one of only three Australians named.

29 September 2022

Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship 2022 winners announced

Fassih Keiso (Mid-career/Established Category) and Elwira Skowronska (Emerging Category) have been awarded a combined total of $40,000 as winners of the 2022 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship.
29 September 2022

Trailblazing women paved the way for future women of law

Since Ada Evans became the first woman in Australia to graduate in law 120 years ago, many other trailblazing women at the University of Sydney have followed in her footsteps. In 2022, we celebrate all our women of law - from those who paved the way to the changemakers of the future.
29 September 2022

Research to develop next generation of TB vaccines

A project to develop the next generation of Tuberculosis vaccines has been awarded an AU$19 million contract by the US National Institute of Health.
28 September 2022

How is birdsong composed? Listening to the Australian pied butcherbird

An international collaboration between musicians and birdsong scientists has found that in the Australian pied butcherbird songs surveyed, the order of song elements is strongly related to rhythmical timing.
28 September 2022

Message of support for Iran

The University extends its solidarity and support to the people of Iran and members of our community with Iranian citizenship, who are of Iranian background, or have family and friends in the region. 

28 September 2022

Two University of Sydney academics to advise Government

The Australian Government has selected two University of Sydney academics to advise on national taskforces, recognising their expertise in gender equality and quantum computing respectively.
27 September 2022

Indigenous health research conference celebrates innovation

The IRNet National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Showcase will focus on the First Nations Australians transforming research and care.