Astronomers spun up by galaxy-shape finding

Game-changing Australian instrument nets huge haul of galaxies Scientists have measured how a galaxy’s spin affects its shape – and found faster-spinning galaxies are flatter and rounder. The discovery was made sampling 845 galaxies and could help provide insights into…


Eureka Award for University of Sydney robotics expert

University of Sydney engineer Professor Salah Sukkarieh has won the 2017 CSIRO Eureka Prize for Leadership in Innovation and Science, presented at a gala dinner on 30 August in the Sydney Town Hall. Presented annually by the Australian Museum, the prestigious Eureka Prizes reward…


Shanghai Jiao Tong and Sydney become strategic partners

Universities strengthen relationship to become priority partners Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the University of Sydney signed a university-wide priority partnership, each committing to invest $100,000 over three years to fund joint research projects. Delegation led by President Professor Lin…