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22 November 2022

Where have all the Christmas beetles gone?

Swarms of iridescent Christmas beetles used to mark Australia's summer season every year. But today, they seem as scarce as mixtapes and crochet swimsuits.
22 November 2022

Ali Abbas announced as Australia's first Chief Circular Engineer

Professor Ali Abbas from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will work with Circular Australia to accelerate action towards an Australian circular economy by 2030.
21 November 2022

Rapid R&D scaling could put Australia at forefront of net zero

The conference will focus on areas of decarbonisation, such as carbon capture and conversion, creating circular economies, how communities can end the climate wars, and how waste can be transformed into energy and materials.
18 November 2022

Six Superstars of STEM

Six of our early career researchers across the sciences have been named as Superstars of STEM in recognition of their scientific research and science outreach.

17 November 2022

$2.2M boost for research equipment and infrastructure

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $2.2 million in funding for new research equipment and infrastructure.
16 November 2022

A dark stream sheds new light on the life of galaxies

An international team of scientists led by a University of Sydney astrophysicist has discovered evidence the Andromeda galaxy is a cannibal growing through colossal intermittent feasts.

16 November 2022

The evolving human body.

Even today, humans are continually evolving, and lifestyle factors can have a considerable impact on the changes that occur.
16 November 2022

Aposematism; the flashiest form of defence

Aposematism, which is displaying bright colours to communicate bad taste and toxicity between prey and predator, is an effective way to avoid becoming dinner.
16 November 2022

Seeing Infection

Dr Karl talks about our ability to somehow tell if a fellow human is sick, or unwell.
16 November 2022

Sydney researchers ranked among global elite

Around 400 academics from the University of Sydney have been recognised among the best in the world in their fields, from renewable energies and chronic disease prevention to space science.