22 February 2021

New antimicrobial resistance resource for vets

Vets, pet owners, farmers and the community can make informed choices about treating animal infections, thanks to a new online guide, co-developed by the University of Sydney.
18 February 2021

Wide-ranging medical cannabis quality-of-life study launches

Major longitudinal study launched to assess changes in quality-of-life outcomes for patients prescribed medicinal cannabis

17 February 2021

How icebergs really melt - and what it could mean for climate change

Iceberg melt is responsible for about half the fresh water entering the ocean from the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets. Accurately modelling this is important for understanding the potential impact on ocean circulation.
17 February 2021

A geological postcard from Australia to Mars on NASA Perseverance

A small piece of the Pilbara holds the secret to an ancient geological environment that was common to Earth and Mars 3.5 billion years ago. Find out how Patrice Rey from the School of Geosciences played a pivotal role in unearthing it.
11 February 2021

$1m funding for University of Sydney to sequence koala genomes

Federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley and NSW Environment and Energy Minister Matt Kean today announced funding for University of Sydney scientists to sequence 400 koala genomes, to gain insights into the vulnerable species.

11 February 2021

International Day of Women and Girls in Science

The 11th of February is the UN International Day of Women and Girls in Science: a day that recognises the achievements of women in science and aims to encourage women and girls to pursue studies and careers in STEMM.
09 February 2021

A billion years in 40 seconds: video reveals our dynamic planet

New research has allowed geoscientists to show the uninterrupted movement of Earth's tectonic plates over the past billion years for the first time, which will help us understand how plate tectonics provides a planetary life-support system.
08 February 2021

Student astronomer finds galactic missing matter

Half of the universe's matter is 'missing', but PhD student Yuanming Wang has developed an ingenious method to help track it down.
04 February 2021

The secrets of 3000 galaxies laid bare

The seven-year SAMI Survey has allowed scientists to understand the complex interaction between thousands of galaxies. Their findings will help astronomers understand how the universe has evolved and how it might develop further.
02 February 2021

How universities will contribute to the major events of 2021

University of Sydney Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Duncan Ivison discusses how universities will contribute to the major themes of 2021 - from COVID to climate.