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03 April 2020

Chemistry students take the virtual stage for FameLab finals

Three Sydney science research students have made the NSW FameLab semi-finals, a science communication competition.
27 March 2020

Chris Russell Medal of Excellence Award

Chris Russell Medal of Excellence Award acknowledges the high quality of research conducted by final year students in all NSW universities and celebrates excellence in agricultural science.
11 March 2020

Happy rice, happy life

Daniel Howell is a PhD candidate who recently completed an internship program travelling to eight villages in Cambodia. He conducted surveys on small scale rice farms investigating perception and management of rice diseases.
04 March 2020

Join the field school on palm oil and sustainability in Indonesia

Discover more about the complexities of working in development agriculture, with this field school in Indonesia held between semester 1 and 2 this year.
21 February 2020

How oysters can indicate ecosystem health and resilience

Aquatic Animal Health Group from the Sydney School of Veterinary Science have developed a research program that recognises monitoring the health of oysters can indicate estuarine health and is a guide for the resilience of our environment.
18 February 2020

Why visibility in science matters

Associate Professor Alice Motion and PhD student Perry Beasley-Hall are part of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras event An Evening with 500 Queer Scientists. We caught up with them to find out how they got involved and what this event means to them.
10 February 2020

5 powerful breakthroughs by Sydney Science women

In the quest for gender equality, United Nations has declared 11 February the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. We take a look at Sydney Science women making headlines with their scientific discoveries and research.
07 February 2020

Vale Professor Anthony Grant

Professor Grant will be remembered as a founder of coaching psychology, a prolific researcher, and a great teacher. But more importantly, Tony will be remembered as a kind and generous colleague, mentor and friend.
28 January 2020

Where will your science degree take you?

Nathan Danckert is an Agriculture PhD candidate who recently completed an internship with biotechnology company conducting research on Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). His transition from agriculture into STI research was an unexpected but refreshing experience.
28 January 2020

Celebrating 20 years of coaching psychology: Five minutes with Anthony Grant

2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the Coaching Psychology Unit, founded by Professor Anthony Grant. We catch up with Professor Grant about his journey from training as a carpenter to developing a world-first program.