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04 April 2018

Soil expert Iain Young appointed as Dean of Science

Biophysicist Professor Iain Young led major research groups in Scotland before taking a leadership role at the University of New England, followed by his appointment heading Sydney's School of Life and Environmental Sciences.
03 April 2018

iWitnessed app launched by memory experts, police, QC

A unique app available for download in Australia should assist witnesses and victims of one-off events and ongoing occurrences make mobile records in a way that can help with convictions and prevent miscarriages of justice.
20 March 2018

First for radio astronomers in gravitational waves breakthrough

The historic first detection of gravitational waves caused a media frenzy and put our radio astronomers in the spotlight. As part of the first team to pinpoint where the waves originated, they became part of the story.
20 March 2018

5 biggest challenges facing Australian water

From data collection to climate change, we take a closer look at some of today’s most common challenges facing researchers and experts in water scarcity.
28 February 2018

Teachers share what entering the Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize is really like

We caught up with teachers from all over Australia to find out what they thought about the national science film competition.
21 February 2018

3 science research scholarships you should know about

At the Faculty of Science we have many Science Research Scholarships, covering research topics from ambient sea noises to analysing viruses. Here are 3 research scholarships from science you should know about.
21 February 2018

Snap, crackle and pop

We met with Dr Alice Williamson, a chemist, lecturer and science communicator in the Faculty of Science to get a sneak peak of the experiments students can look forward to conducting when studying chemistry at Sydney.
06 February 2018

7 powerful breakthroughs by women in Sydney Science

In celebration of the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we take a look at the women at the University of Sydney making headlines with their scientific discoveries and research.