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23 August 2018

Grant win for stem cell therapy for chronic pain

Associate Professor Greg Neely has received an $810,000 grant from the NSW government, as one of only four winners of the Cell and Gene Therapy grants from NSW Health.
20 August 2018

Drought capability statement - Sydney Institute of Agriculture

While all of NSW has been declared as being affected by drought, the University of Sydney says researchers and farmers are working together combining conservation agriculture with digital innovations to support food security
20 August 2018

Research scholarships in digital agriculture

Both full stipend and supplementary scholarships are available to support the living costs of students while completing their studies.
17 August 2018

Open Day opens doors for female students

The opportunities available to young women entering university are endless, but sometimes it’s hard to imagine where a degree might take you. That’s why female academics are reaching out to tell their inspiring stories.
17 August 2018

Is storytelling an enemy of science

Have you heard the one about the linguist, astrophysicist, playwright, cancer researcher and screenwriter getting together to vigorously debate the validity of storytelling in science? This is not fiction, but a true story.

13 August 2018

Women making an impact in STEMM

Across the University of Sydney, our female researchers are breaking new ground - and the glass ceiling - in their fields. In celebrating National Science Week (11-19 August), we asked some inspiring women about succeeding in STEMM.
31 July 2018

Nalini Joshi elected to leading role in world mathematics

The University's first female professor of mathematics and former Head of School, Nalini Joshi, has been elected Vice-President of the International Mathematical Union, the worldwide body representing mathematics.
31 July 2018

Our allies in Indigenous science

Shannon Foster pays homage to her HSC Biology teacher Dr Elizabeth Sakker.
30 July 2018

Are you walking your dog enough?

How much exercise does your dog need? How do you overcome some of the barriers to regular walks? Professors Paul McGreevy and Adrian Bauman from the University of Sydney explain in this opinion piece.
25 July 2018

University of Sydney finalists announced in Eureka Prizes

From maths to medical technology to chemistry for the future - the University celebrates five finalists in the Eureka Prizes, each displaying innovation and leadership in their efforts leading critical advances in science.
16 July 2018

Sydney Analytical launches world-class facility for researchers

The University of Sydney unveils its newest core facility, Sydney Analytical, with capabilities in spectroscopy, x-ray analysis, chemical characterisation, training and access for industry.
03 July 2018

Koala genome sequenced for first time

Sydney has led the world-first sequencing of the koala genome in a global consortium spanning 54 scientists in 29 organisations. It will inform conservation efforts - from diet to genetic diversity - of our iconic marsupial.
28 June 2018

Our SOAR Fellows' research progress, six months on

The Sydney Researcher Accelerator (SOAR) Fellowships support outstanding early and mid-career researchers. Six months into the two-year fellowship, our SOAR fellows explain what a day in the life of a researcher is like.
27 June 2018

New Head of School for Physics

Joining the University of Sydney in January 2018, Professor Céline Boehm is only the second woman to be Head of School for Physics in our history.
27 June 2018

Funding approved for new research in psychology

Five researchers from the School of Psychology have been awarded a total of more than $1 million in grant funding from the ARC this year.