20 October 2022

Interviewing vulnerable suspects

Dr Celine van Golde's new book, Interviewing Vulnerable Suspects, provides police and others working in the criminal justice system with guidelines for identifying and accommodating vulnerable suspects.

19 October 2022

Unravelling the mystery of green doughnuts on the Great Barrier Reef

Scientists have systematically mapped and sampled 'green doughnuts' for the first time since the seascape lurking at the bottom of the Great Barrier Reef was discovered in the 1970s - revealing an ecosystem teeming with life.
13 October 2022

Baffling 'spiderweb' star not an 'alien megastructure'

A distant star - ringed by geometric ripples and captured by the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) in July - has baffled astronomers, and triggered frenzied internet speculation it might be evidence of an alien megastructure.
12 October 2022

Sydney researchers receive 31 Investigator grants

Creating a genetic map to prevent future pandemics, chronic disease support and heart attack prevention are some of the projects awarded funding in the 2022 NHMRC Investigator Grants.

12 October 2022

Future health of coral reefs written in the sand

University of Sydney geoscientists develop a technique that reveals the health of coral reefs from space.

05 October 2022

First Australian university to be NATA accredited for veterinary anatomical and clinical pathology

The University’s Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Services at Camperdown and Camden have received accreditation for anatomical and clinical pathology from the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA).
30 September 2022

Milky Way's graveyard of dead stars found

In the first map of the 'galactic underworld', a study from the University of Sydney has revealed a graveyard that stretches three times the height of the Milky Way. It has also indicated where the dead stars lie.
30 September 2022

$40m funding boost for Sydney medical research

Projects to embed RNA diagnostics within the Australian health system, improve timely dementia diagnoses, and evaluate immunotherapy treatments for a rare yet expensive to treat neurological disorder are among the latest projects funded.
28 September 2022

How is birdsong composed? Listening to the Australian pied butcherbird

An international collaboration between musicians and birdsong scientists has found that in the Australian pied butcherbird songs surveyed, the order of song elements is strongly related to rhythmical timing.
28 September 2022

Two University of Sydney academics to advise Government

The Australian Government has selected two University of Sydney academics to advise on national taskforces, recognising their expertise in gender equality and quantum computing respectively.