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10 February 2023

Scientists discover receptor that blocks COVID-19 infection

University of Sydney scientists have discovered a protein in the lung that blocks SARS-CoV-2 infection and forms a natural protective barrier in the human body.

08 February 2023

$3.7m boost for academic-industry collaboration

The University of Sydney has been awarded six new grants, totalling $3.7 million, to work with industry partners on research ranging from Holocaust education to solar farms.
08 February 2023

Carbon removals researcher named Director of Net Zero Initiative

The University of Sydney has today announced carbon removals and utilisation researcher Professor Deanna D'Alessandro as the Director of the Net Zero Initiative.
06 February 2023

Single test picks up all strains of deadly fish virus that threatens barramundi

A third variant of the deadly ISKN fish virus can now be identified in a new test developed by scientists at the University of Sydney and University of Florida.
06 February 2023

Limited evidence that cannabis ‘hangover’ blunts performance

The first systematic review examining the phenomenon of a 'next day' hangover caused by cannabis has found scant evidence impairment exists hours after consumption.

02 February 2023

Dr Lisa Alcock wins Tour de Cure funding for cancer research

Dr Lisa Alcock, from the School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Science, has won $100,000 in funding from Tour de Cure.

31 January 2023

Gay men discriminate against feminine gay men, new study finds

Psychology study finds both gay men and heterosexual men prefer masculine over feminine gay men for a high-status role, suggesting feminine gay men may face implicit discrimination in the workplace.
30 January 2023

New trial uses cannabis for spinal cord injury induced chronic pain

Scientists at the University of Sydney have been awarded $1.7 million from NSW Health to research a new treatment for chronic pain which commonly affects people with spinal cord injuries. 

20 January 2023

New funding for Tech Central research

Researchers developing alternative proteins and assistive technology for the blind have received investment from the NSW Government in a new round of Tech Central funding announced today.
10 January 2023

University of Sydney and Taronga win QS Reimagine Education Award

The University of Sydney and Taronga Conservation Society Australia have been awarded the Silver Award in the QS Reimagine Education The Power of Partnerships Award for our partnership that has resulted in the innovative degree Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Advanced Studies (Taronga Wildlife Conservation).