01 September 2022

University of Sydney welcomes US Ambassador

The University of Sydney yesterday welcomed Caroline Kennedy, the US ambassador to Australia, who met with the Vice-Chancellor and toured the University's campus and hubs of research, including the United States Studies Centre and the University of Sydney Nano Institute.

01 September 2022

My favourite painting: gruesome and compelling

Professor Mark Ledbury from the Discipline of Art History introduces us to one of his favourite paintings, Jacques-Louis David's 'The Lictors Bringing to Brutus the Bodies of his Dead Sons'.
01 September 2022

Pioneers recognised in Australia’s top science prizes

Pioneering research to create robotic imaging systems to de-risk surgery and assess how dietary choices impact health, environment, and economy simultaneously, have been recognised in the 2022 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes.
01 September 2022

Impact of megafires on estuaries

Climate change is increasing the extent and severity of wildfires around the world. Megafires like Australia's 2019/20 Black Summer fires represent an emerging threat to estuarine and coastal ecosystems, with the extent and proximity of the wildfire influencing the impact on estuaries.
01 September 2022

Aggressive prostate cancer linked to ancestral heritage

Two pioneering studies published simultaneously today in Nature and Genome Medicine, have identified genetic signatures explaining ethnic differences in the severity of prostate cancer, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.