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2017 Green Week Seminar

24 May 2017
Can scientific expertise and industry market know-how come  together to identify opportunities that will maximise conservation and biodiversity outcomes whilst promoting social welfare?

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Joint 10th AGCTS and ASSCR scientific meeting accelerating personalised medicine: Stem cells, gene and cell therapy

24 - 26 May 2017
Bringing together local, national and international experts, state government medical health and policy leaders, students and early career researchers in basic science, clinical researchers and clinical practitioners.

Boys doing experiments

School excursion to UTS

Experience UTS Science in person. See state-of-the art facilities, take part in hands-on lab sessions, hear from current research students or researchers and find out what they’re up to!



Dr Cathy Gorrie seated in front of a microscope.

Histology workshop puts emphasis on practical learning

Wagyu or Kangaroo?  That is one of the meaty questions histology students could be answering in a proposed histology workshop that was recently awarded a 2017 UTS Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning grant.

Boy using ventolin inhaler.

Bitter taste receptors hold key to treating asthma

Research has shown the stimulation of bitter taste receptors can relieve features of allergic asthma.

Dr. Hao Liu, Professor Peter Notten and Professor Guoxiu Wang

Powering the car of the future

Electric or hybrid cars are one way to put a plug in greenhouse gas emissions, but how do they work? To understand this, you need to understand the batteries that power them.