Welcome to the School of Information Technologies

Welcome to Information Technologies at Sydney. We are committed to excellence in research, teaching and consultancy.

Our research activities are strongly focussed in the areas of algorithmics and applications, enterprise computing, human centred computing and IT applications in health care. Much of our research is interdisciplinary and internationally collaborative.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses are accredited by the Australian Computer Society (ACS), teaching fundamental principles and practical skills in IT, and establishing the foundations for an entire career.

The School of IT has a purpose built building with state of the art facilities, maintaining its position as a key teaching and research institution.

What's happening

  • Fingerprinting herbal medicine

    Fingerprinting herbal medicine

    Details on how to fingerprint herbs, isolate and identify herb potency or connect massive clinical datasets are among the topics of a new reference tool released today by University of Sydney academics. More... 26 February 2014.

  • CORE award for University professor

    James Curran

    Algorithms that enable powerful and intuitive searching of large data have earned a University of Sydney Information Technologies senior academic the 2014 Computing Research & Education (CORE) Chris Wallace Award for Outstanding Research Contribution. More... 22 January 2014

  • You've been framed - keyframe technology

    You've been framed - keyframe technology

    Important visual sequences in news, security or personal camera footage will be faster to identify thanks to a keyframe technique developed by University of Sydney researchers. More... 25 October 2013

  • Scaffold Hunter heads to Google

    Scaffold Hunter heads to Google

    The University of Sydney researcher behind Scaffold Hunter, prize-winning open source software, has been invited to attend the Google Summer of Code (GSoC) Mentor summit held in San Francisco, USA. More... 17 October 2013