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29 November 2023

2023 SSEAC Grants Scheme winners announced

SSEAC awards 2023 Grants Scheme funding to early- and mid-career researchers and collaborative research projects.
23 November 2023

Bridging research and policymaking: 6th Conference on Human Rights

The Conference on Human Rights provides a platform for academics, activists and practitioners to explore human rights issues in Southeast Asia and beyond.
10 November 2023

Deconstructing disaster risk creation across Indonesian settlements

PhD candidate Grace Muir shares the motivation for her research on disaster risk creation processes in the built environment and her experience at the Aceh International Workshop and Expo on Sustainable Tsunami Disaster Recovery held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
18 October 2023

'Animal disease detective' training launched at World Health Summit

With the risk of zoonotic diseases, such as coronaviruses and avian flu, on the rise, training a new generation of animal disease detectives at the frontline is vital to help prevent disease.
19 September 2023

Interdisciplinarity in Action

A student experience reflection. By Isabelle Powell.

31 August 2023

Mapping Australia's hidden lithium reserves

New research has pinpointed the concentration and distribution of lithium across Australian soil, providing crucial insights for identifying potential reserves in the country.
24 August 2023

Sydney researchers claim all 2023 Eureka Prizes in leadership

Researchers at the University of Sydney have secured four awards at the 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, the prestigious annual science awards. 

19 July 2023

Announcing the 2023 Eureka Prize finalists

Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been recognised for their contributions in research, innovation, leadership and engagement.
05 July 2023

Creative minds craft solutions to Southeast Asia challenges

Master of Commerce students showcased their innovative solutions to real-world issues in Southeast Asia as part of the ‘Make a Real Difference’ initiative.
20 February 2023

Older men seen as opinion leaders, but women drive real change

A new study, which analysed the social networks of agricultural communities on the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia, identified women as the most influential opinion leaders when it came to encouraging others to trial a new farming tool.