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Aptitude assessment

2 - 3 February 2017
Do you have an aptitude for scientific study that is not reflected in your HSC results? Take the aptitude assessment. Demonstrate your potential and possibly secure an offer to study at UTS Science.

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UTS Science Welcome and Orientation for 2017 newly enrolled students

27 February 2017
An opportunity to familiarise yourself with your classes, classmates, teaching staff as well as learn about the support and services offered by the University.

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!



Loraine Holley Essay Prize wordcloud

The 2016 Dr Loraine Holley Essay Prize

UTS Science ran the inaugural Dr Loraine Holley Essay Prize in December last year. Named in honour of our Faculty’s recently retired long-serving colleague, the prize is awarded to research students who can best describe, in essay form, how their research might benefit the needy or marginalised in our society.


New study challenges understanding of salinity impacts on freshwater biodiversity

New research exploring the impact of salinity on insects in freshwater environments has led to a discovery that seems to contradict long-held theories about mechanisms for salt regulation in invertebrates.

Akademik Treshnikov vessel

ACEing the “university of the sea”

Climate Change Cluster PhD candidate Stephanie Gardner may call it luck but those who know the young marine biologist will tell you that it was her exceptional science, dedication, persistence,  and the ability to seize opportunities that got her a November 2016 berth aboard the Russian research vessel Akademik Treshnikov .