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  • Sights set on improving indigenous health through biomedical engineering [27 February 2015]

    Sights set on improving indigenous health through biomedical engineering

    An exceptional final high school year has secured young Sophee Savage, from Townsville a scholarship to study at the University of Sydney. The Pimlico State High School graduate is the University's first Biomedical Industry Partners Scholarship in Engineering Leadership for Indigenous Women recipient. More...

  • Computers should make us happier! [26 February 2015]

    Computers should make us happier!

    Two University of Sydney researchers are calling on developers to rethink their entire approach to designing computer software. Professor Rafael Calvo, School of Electrical and Information Technology and Dorian Peters, Faculty of Education and Social Work are urging developers to employ "positive computing" software methods in their design processes. More...

  • Needed for the hole in the head [5 February 2015]

    Needed for the hole in the head

    A biomedical engineering team based at the University of Sydney has developed a new low cost method for producing bone replacement implants for severely damaged skulls. The new 3D printing technique that enables clinicians to produce a patient-matched implant in a matter of days rather than several weeks. More...

  • Will robotics revolutionise the farm? [2 February 2015]

    Will robotics revolutionise the farm?

    Sixty of the world's top agricultural roboticists are meeting this week (2-6 February) for the Summer School on Agricultural Robotics (SSAR) at the University of Sydney to discuss future directions for the globe's horticultural and farming industries. More...

  • Young Cambodians coding their way to future careers [29 January 2015]

    Young Cambodians coding their way to future careers

    They may not own computers or know how to blog or tweet yet but learning computer programming may help many Cambodian children find their way into future careers. More...

  • University summer school teaches students to code like a Ninja [3 January 2015]

    University summer school teaches students to code like a Ninja

    A University of Sydney national summer school created to provide a fresh environment for bright young high school students wanting to learn about computer-programming will celebrate its twentieth anniversary this week with predictions it will grow even stronger. More...

  • Thai Endeavour [17 December 2014]

    Thai Endeavour

    Data analytics expert Associate Professor Simon Poon will briefly join the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in 2015 to assist in developing an online shared measurement platform to assist ILO 's C-BED training initiative after winning a prestigious Endeavour Executive Fellowship. More...

  • Rio partnership continues [9 December 2014]

    Rio partnership continues

    International mining group Rio Tinto and the University of Sydney have today announced a five year continuance of their multimillion dollar research partnership aimed at increasing mining autonomy. More...

  • Unloseable success [28 November 2014]

    Unloseable success

    Young students with a vision of entrepreneurial success will be mentored by industry professionals through the new Sydney Accelerator Network (SAN) launched at the University of Sydney's School of Information Technologies. More...