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20 May 2022

New insecticides to target honey bee enemies

Precision insecticides are the latest weapon in the war on bee pests. Learn how Sydney scientists are developing these to protect honey bees worldwide.
13 May 2022

Vale Professor Emerita Sally Andrews

It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of Professor Sally Andrews. Our thoughts are with her immediate family; her son, Tom, her father and mother, Peter and Margaret, and her brother, Michael, as well as her two long-standing and very close friends, Liz and Sue.
29 April 2022

Sydney soil scientists receive $5.6 million federal grant

Our researchers have received a $5.6 million grant for 3 projects to improve soil condition and plant productivity as part of the national Soil Science Challenge.

14 April 2022

Q fever: a public health and financial concern

University of Sydney A/Prof Katrina Bosward has partnered with the livestock industry to generate scientific knowledge to back up the need for an Australian-made vaccine against Q fever in livestock.
10 March 2022

Improved wheat to counter climate extremes

Rising temperatures threaten our ability to grow crops. Partnerships between academia and industry have created top-level research with a tangible impact.

15 February 2022

Bulldust assymetry factor, in fake news

Thanks to the internet and social media, a lie can travel around the world before the truth has even got out of bed.
03 February 2022

Why don't scientists get the recognition they deserve?

We often discover those who dedicate their lives to a greater cause are overlooked. But, without research pioneers who are committed to forward thinking, where would we be today?

02 February 2022

Fantastic results and big profits for Sydney-led cotton research

The University of Sydney and the Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) have teamed up and generated huge yields and a large return on investment with an innovative cotton farming research project.

25 January 2022

Science grad wins big with biodiversity tech start-up

Bachelor of Science graduate Camille Goldstone-Henry has claimed the 2021 Women’s Weekly Women of the Future award in recognition of her work in protecting Australia’s iconic species.