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20 January 2023

New funding for Tech Central research

Researchers developing alternative proteins and assistive technology for the blind have received investment from the NSW Government in a new round of Tech Central funding announced today.
10 January 2023

University of Sydney and Taronga win QS Reimagine Education Award

The University of Sydney and Taronga Conservation Society Australia have been awarded the Silver Award in the QS Reimagine Education The Power of Partnerships Award for our partnership that has resulted in the innovative degree Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Taronga Wildlife Conservation).

04 January 2023

University of Sydney wins millions to commercialise solar cells

Professor Anita Ho-Baillie is joining forces with Sydney-based renewable technology company SunDrive to commercialise perovskite-silicon cells - a significantly more advanced solar technology than present options on the market.

21 December 2022

2022 Physics Grand Challenges winners announced

The Physics Grand Challenges aims to support unconventional, innovative, interdisciplinary research projects with a total of $250,000 each to be awarded to two projects to use over a period of up to two years.
21 December 2022

5 ways to keep your pets happy and safe this festive season

The festive season can be a busy and exciting time for humans and pets alike, but it’s important to be aware of potential hazards that can harm our small friends during this time. Here’s a list of what to watch out for and how to prepare for a safe summer.
13 December 2022

Pioneering heat stress scale to be trialed in Western Sydney

Sydney researchers are developing a heat stress scale similar to a UV index, with an accompanying app to help the public handle the heat and avoid the risk of health problems from heatwaves.
08 December 2022

Three scientists win Royal Society of NSW awards

Three of our scientists have won awards from the Royal Society of NSW, announced at the society's Ordinary General Meeting on 7 December.

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.