23 October 2023

Archaeologists, Barkindji custodians excavate dingo burial

A collaboration between a local Indigenous group and archaeologists has unearthed ancestral dingo remains, as Dr Amy Way and colleagues describe in The Conversation.
23 October 2023

Sculpture by the Sea founder reflects on 25 years

His vision for a large-scale public art event sparked David Handley's leap from lawyer to social entrepreneur. As his signature event, Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, marks its 25th year, he reflects on riding the wave of arts enterprise.
23 October 2023

FDA funds Australian research for better, affordable asthma inhalers

Australian researchers have been awarded $AU1 million ($US687,000) from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to develop improved testing methods for dry powder inhalers.
20 October 2023

Australian scientists detect most distant fast radio burst ever discovered

In a tiny fraction of a second the radio burst released the equivalent of our Sun's total emission over 30 years. A new generation of radio telescopes will allow us to unravel the mystery of fast radio bursts
19 October 2023

Housing now the highest priority for Australians

Half of Australians now consider housing our biggest national priority, according to the latest report from the Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies (ITLS) at the University of Sydney Business School.
19 October 2023

Reef-devouring predator survives coral bleaching and feasts on the survivors

Research conducted by marine biologists from the University of Sydney has found juvenile crown-of-thorns starfish can withstand tremendous heatwaves well above levels that kill coral. These starfish then develop into carnivorous predators that devour reefs just as they begin to regrow.
18 October 2023

Superlensing without a superlens: microscopes boosted beyond limits

Physicists at the University of Sydney have shown a new pathway to achieve superlensing with minimal losses, breaking through the diffraction limit by a factor of nearly four times. Their trick? Remove the superlens altogether.
18 October 2023

2023 Sydney Peace Prize Lecture to be delivered by Nazanin Boniadi

This year's Sydney Peace Prize Lecture will be delivered by Iranian-born human rights activist and actress Nazanin Boniadi at the Sydney Town Hall on 2 November.
18 October 2023

'Animal disease detective' training launched at World Health Summit

With the risk of zoonotic diseases, such as coronaviruses and avian flu, on the rise, training a new generation of animal disease detectives at the frontline is vital to help prevent disease.
18 October 2023

SCA awards $40,000 art scholarships

Artists Marley Dawson and Danica I. J. Knežević have been awarded 2023 Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarships from Sydney College of the Arts (SCA). The $30,000 Mid-Career/Established and $10,000 Emerging Scholarships were announced at the opening of the Fauvette Loureiro Memorial Scholarship Finalist Exhibition at SCA Gallery.