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April 2014

  • China-Australia Musculoskeletal Alliance established [11 April 2014]

    China-Australia Musculoskeletal Alliance established

    The Australian Research Council has recognised the leadership and innovation of our engineering researchers bestowing the faculty seven of its prestigious annual awards. More...

  • Food waste - turning waste into profit [4 April 2014]

    Food waste - turning waste into profit

    Australia's next generation of food technology and manufacturing experts will be educated at the new ARC Biotechnology and Food Processing Training Centre, directed by Professor Fariba Dehghani from the University's School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.More...

March 2014

  • Advance Award for harvesting the sun's energy [14 March 2014]

    Advance Award for harvesting the sun's energy

    Developing solar power technology that is revolutionising the way we harvest the sun's energy is among a number of reasons why engineering and business alumnus, has been awarded the 2014 Advance Global Australian of the Year Award for Clean Technology. More...

  • STEM subjects to blossom under The Future Project [6 March 2014]

    STEM subjects to blossom under The Future Project

    Two of Sydney's highly regarded educational institutions have joined forces on a world-first project aimed at revolutionising the way science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects are taught in high schools. More...

  • Aviation teaching and research continues to soar after 75 years [4 March 2014]

    Aviation teaching and research continues to soar after 75 years

    Flight dynamics and flying saucers have featured in the history of the University of Sydney’s aeronautical engineering discipline, which this year marks its 75th anniversary. More...

February 2014

  • Fingerprinting herbal medicine [26 February 2014]

    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...

January 2014

  • World award for Skymaster [31 January 2014]

    World award for Skymaster

    Skymaster, an autopilot for unmanned aerial vehicles, has won a University of Sydney robotics researcher the 2014 international MathWorks Student Challenge More...

  • CORE award for University professor [22 January 2014]

    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...