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17 June 2020

The enormity of the small

Scientists concerned with nanoscale have an immense privilege, having special insight into the magnificent intricacies hiding therein. When looking up, be inspired to also look down.
04 June 2020

University nanotechnology approved for “First in Human” trials

The new magnetic nanoparticle technology could speed up the early detection of the spread of cancer.
29 May 2020

A new perspective on Australian native grasses

To celebrate National Reconciliation Week, our scientists, architects, alumnus Richard Leplastrier AO, and an Indigenous architectural graduate, collaborate to present a vision for how we can respect land and community.
25 May 2020

Celebrating Sydney School of Veterinary Science milestone

What does a woolly mammoth, a black panther and Migaloo the white whale have in common? They're all entries in the Online Mendelian Inheritance in Animals database, covering over 3,500 traits and disorders, across more than 250 species.
22 May 2020

Why study sustainability at Sydney

Find out how our postgraduate course in sustainability will accelerate your understanding of complex sustainability challenges and help you build a career with positive impact.
15 May 2020

Virtual Field Day at Narrabri campus

Narrabri campus was ready to host a Summer Cropping Field Day at our research farm. Unfortunately, COVID-19 restrictions mean people are not able to visit the site. Our researchers, students and our collaborators have been busy moving the experimental trials and demonstrations online.
06 May 2020

Vale Lord Robert May

Following the recent passing of Lord Robert May, the University of Sydney pays tribute to one of the most accomplished scientists who has helped the world understand a range of complex matters from ecological systems to pandemics.
03 April 2020

Science students take the virtual stage for FameLab

Five 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.