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22 June 2022

Helping lemurs and communities in Madagascar's Rainforests thrive

Alumna and Conservation Ecologist, Dr Ayesha Tulloch, works with non-government organisations and African government agencies to protect threatened lemur species in Madagascan rainforests and support the local community.
22 June 2022

The secret of cells could be in their yo-yo-like tendencies

Biomedical engineer and physicist Dr Martinez-Martin has conducted new research that sheds light on the once-secretive growth behaviour of cells.
21 June 2022

Fifth of global food-related emissions due to transport

Food transport constitutes 19 percent of food emissions, equivalent to 6 percent of emissions from all sources, new University of Sydney research finds.
20 June 2022

There’s never been a better time to study agriculture

From trade policy negotiations to delivering crop production and disease management solutions, find out how our agriculture graduates are forging rewarding careers in the lab, office, and the field.
20 June 2022

Micro-device could pick up early signs of heart attack or stroke

Biomedical engineer Dr Arnold Lining Ju is developing a biomedical micro-device to detect changes in the blood before a heart attack or stroke takes place.
20 June 2022

Endangered Tasmanian devils insured against future threats

The largest ever analysis of Tasmanian devil genetics has found protected populations are as robust as wild ones, raising hopes for the endangered species' survival.
09 June 2022

Sydney 41st in world in QS rankings

The University of Sydney continues to perform strongly in the highly regarded QS World University Rankings, ranking 41st in the world.
08 June 2022

International scholarship student leads barley rust breakthrough

An international scholarship student has found and defined the sequence of an important gene underlying leaf rust resistance in barley. The finding could have great implications in the fight against rust disease, which decreases global food production by at least 10 percent.
01 June 2022

Fatal attraction: when animals' mating signals beckon predators

Enticing sex is a risky business for animals - but to differing degrees. Those that use calls or pheromones to attract mates are in far greater danger from predators than those using visual displays.
31 May 2022

Very high doses of cannabis component CBD don't affect driving

University of Sydney-led research finds that 1500mg, the highest daily medicinal dose of cannabidiol (CBD), has no impact on people's driving or cognitive abilities.