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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.
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

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.
16 September 2022

Early career researchers awarded $9.5m funding

The University of Sydney has received funding for 22 research projects through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.
15 September 2022

Free cannabis testing for ACT home-growers

A study will examine home-grown cannabis in the Australian Capital Territory for medicinal and non/medicinal purposes. The goal is to investigate cannabis consumption, behaviours and attitudes among users.
15 September 2022

Seven researchers receive ARC Future Fellowship funding

Researchers from engineering, health, science, music, and media and communications have been announced as ARC Future Fellows, receiving a combined funding amount of $6.5 million to forward impactful research.
12 September 2022

Is climate change disrupting maritime boundaries?

Rising sea levels, coupled with the natural variability of atoll islands and coral reefs, is creating new uncertainty in international law, with geopolitical implications.
06 September 2022

New research uncovers the unique way seahorse fathers give birth

Despite the similarities that male seahorses share with female mammals and reptiles during pregnancy, it seems seahorse fathers have a unique way of giving birth to their young.
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.