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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Four Sydney Uni students head to Denmark on inaugural MADE by the Opera House exchange [13 December 2013]

    Four Sydney Uni students head to Denmark on inaugural MADE by the Opera House exchange

    Four of the five students headed to Copenhagen on 7 January 2014 to take part in the inaugural MADE by the Opera House tertiary exchange program between Australia and Denmark are from The University of Sydney. More...

  • As engineers, we must consider the ethical implications of our work [6 December 2013]

    As engineers, we must consider the ethical implications of our work

    Engineers are behind government spying tools and military weapons. We should be conscious of how our designs are used More...

  • Atop of the bridge [6 December 2013]

    Atop of the bridge

    University of Sydney PhD candidate James Reynolds will feature in the TV series Australia Coast interviewed atop of Sydney's iconic Harbour Bridge More...

  • Virtual body and images to aid diagnosis [2 December 2013]

    Virtual body and images to aid diagnosis

    Images of cancer cells buried deep in lung tissue have been used by biomedical engineers at the University of Sydney to help develop new medical imaging technologies that will assist oncologists with medical research and diagnosis. More...

  • Modelling earthquakes and explosives reactions [26 November 2013]

    Modelling earthquakes and explosives reactions

    Researchers at the University of Sydney are developing mathematical models that can help in reducing rock fracturing and soil liquefaction caused by natural or man-made disasters. More...

  • Videogames and wellbeing [15 November 2013]

    Videogames and wellbeing

    To game or not to game - that is the question. Contrary to common perceptions, new research is suggesting there are definitely positive impacts associated with playing videogames. More...