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Sydney Science Festival

8-20 August 2017
SSF encourages people of all ages and knowledge levels to discover, discuss and debate science through a program of talks, hands-on workshops, exhibitions and events for family exploring all areas of STEAM.

UTS is part of this exciting Festival and will be offering the below events.

Worms and honey, the unlikely heroes

15 August 2017
Dr Research has identified Australian honey as a medicinal powerhouse, and has been described as a “game-changer” for the Australian beekeeping industry—and for clinicians seeking treatments for skin infections and wounds that are not responding to current conventional treatments.

Who Dunnit?

10 August 2017
World famous forensic scientist, Professor Charlotte Rime has been brutally murdered, and clues were left across the campus of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) for you to solve and find her killer.

 

News

Baby inhaler

The adverse effects of maternal cigarette smoking

UTS research has discovered the major mechanism by which developing offspring are harmed when cigarettes are smoked during pregnancy.

Great Barrier Reef coral

Searching for super corals living on the edge

Using new techniques, that target bacterial genes, specialised nitrogen-fixing bacteria have been identified for the first time.

ocean horizon

How does the Great Barrier Reef get its nitrogen fix?

Using new techniques, that target bacterial genes, specialised nitrogen-fixing bacteria have been identified for the first time.