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25 May 2023

Professor Richard Payne elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

In recognition of his international leadership in chemical biology and organic chemistry, Professor Payne from the School of Chemistry has joined the ranks of esteemed scientists as a Fellow in the Australian Academy of Science.
24 May 2023

New technique substantially reduces mouse damage to crops even during plagues

A non-toxic method to prevent mice from devouring wheat crops has been shown to drastically reduce seed loss. 

18 May 2023

Iver Cairns recognised as Scientist of the Year at the Australian Space Awards

Winning from a group of 10 finalists, Professor Iver Cairns has dedicated his award to the scientists and students helping build Australia's space industry through CUAVA training centre.
10 May 2023

Four ARC Early Career Industry Fellowships

Dr Nicky Wright and Dr Jianping Zhang, from the Faculty of Science, and Dr Eason (Yi-Sheng) Chen and Dr Rui Tang, from the Faculty of Engineering, have been successful in receiving ARC Early Career Industry Fellowships.
09 May 2023

Guilt-free energy

A recent gift has accelerated hydrogren researcher Professor Kondo Francois Aguey-Zinsou towards his goal of producing zero-carbon energy for everyone.
05 May 2023

Sydney spinout lands $273m deal to develop drugs for psychiatric disorders

Compounds developed by Professor Michael Kassiou's drug discovery team for Kinoxis Therapeutics will be used to target oxytocin receptors with the aim of creating medicine to treat schizophrenia, depression and other neuropsychiatric illness.
04 May 2023

Innovation Hub opens first stage of the Sydney Biomedical Accelerator

First space to open at the Sydney Biomedical Accelerator will allow researchers, clinicians and industry partners to generate ideas, form new partnerships and accelerate innovation.
03 May 2023

University of Sydney welcomes National Quantum Strategy

The Federal Government has unveiled its roadmap to scale up quantum technology in Australia. The University looks forward to working with industry and government to deliver on the great promise of quantum tech.
02 May 2023

Perfect chemistry for South Coast student

University life isn't always the same for everyone, but thanks to a scholarship, Maddi Eveleigh was able to have the same experience as her peers, focus on her Bachelor of Science and even come back for more.
02 May 2023

Sydney scientists receive Chan Zuckerberg Initiative grants

Two scientists from the University of Sydney have received nearly a million dollars in funding from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative for projects to advance the analysis of ballooning biomedical data.