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23 September 2019

How we are tackling dementia and stigma

A language app to improve diagnosis and peer-support dementia coaching are some of the Sydney projects aiming to tackle the obstacles and stigma surrounding dementia.
23 September 2019

University of Sydney recognised with gender equity award

The University of Sydney has received a SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze Award, as part of its commitment to the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) initiative. SAGE is a partnership between the Australian Academy of Science and the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.
20 September 2019

The hunt for dark matter: Sydney joins ARC Centre of Excellence

Professor Celine Boehm welcomes $35 million funding for national research centre to answer one of physics great open questions.
16 September 2019

Animals in Need: the fund that saved Sandy the dachshund

When their beloved pet was catastrophically injured, the Furina family could not afford to pay for her care. With help from University donors, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital came to the rescue.
12 September 2019

Study casts doubt on accuracy of mobile drug testing devices

Research at the University of Sydney Lambert Initiative for Cannabinoid Therapeutics suggests the devices currently used return both false positives and false negatives.
11 September 2019

Are we facing a catastrophic bushfire season?

Professor Dale Dominey-Howes in Geosciences explains how climate change is exacerbating every risk factor for more frequent and intense bushfires.
11 September 2019

Sydney's Q-CTRL leaps into top-10 of global quantum tech start-ups

Q-CTRL's success reflects more than a decade of investment in long-term, fundamental science. The company is now a global partner for the emerging quantum tech industry.
06 September 2019

Tasmanian devils: How close are we to saving them?

Ahead of National Threatened Species Day on 7 September a new book offers an update on the campaign to save the Tasmanian devil, which has experienced a dramatic reduction in its population.
03 September 2019

How can you reduce your pet's eco paw-print?

Experts discuss how to reduce your companion animal's carbon footprint at the 9th Annual Robert Dixon Memorial Animal Welfare Symposium in the School of Veterinary Science.
28 August 2019

Sydney University inaugural champion of Women in STEM Decadal Plan

Alongside the other inaugural members; ANSTO, Science & Technology Australia (STA) and Raytheon Australia, we share a commitment to working towards greater equity, diversity and inclusion within the sector.