COVID-19: the genetic quest to understand the virus

Unlocking the virus’ genetic code will help prevent other diseases Professor Edward Holmes is at the forefront of the scientific race to understand SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19 in humans. Last week he has contributed to two important papers,…


Developing advanced thermoplastic composites material in China

Partnering to research and develop high performance thermoplastic composites Jiangsu Institute of Industrial Technology (JITRI) has partnered with the University of Sydney’s Centre for Advanced Materials Technology (CAMT). Led by Professor Yiu-Wing Mai Research Group, the CAMT will work with…


The dos and don’ts of coronavirus self-isolation

Advice on movement, hand-washing and face masks People should avoid contact with any person in their household who has tested positive for COVID-19 or is awaiting test results, writes Associate Professor Adam Kamradt-Scott. Australians who have tested positive to COVID-19…