While geography facts make for excellent trivia, what applications can the subject have in society or in a career sense? We chatted with five University of Sydney geographers to learn more about their fascinating research.
A perfectly customisable pillow and an autonomous UAV-based system that will detect airborne pathogens were the winners of this year’s student innovation challenge.
University of Sydney students are receiving in-the-field experience and journeying to new territories – from foreign lands to the outer reaches of space – all without leaving campus.
Sydney has scooped the Australian Institute of Policy & Science’s Young Tall Poppy Awards, with recipients including Angela Crean as 2017 winner for her work on reproduction and environmental impacts on sperm and offspring.
There’s movement at the station. Guy Coleman is part of a wave of agriculture graduates finding opportunities to transform the industry with new perspectives and technologies. He’s using and creating online resources that provide a platform for education and discussion.
Hugh King was a city boy who went country. By taking opportunities that came his way, and through a lifelong appreciation for technological innovation, he found success in both academic study, farming and business.
A University of Sydney sustainable energy expert has joined forces with the directors of Australia’s major energy research institutes to form a new Energy Research Institutes Council for Australia (ERICA).
We visit the lab to catch up with Chemistry’s Associate Professor Deanna D’Alessandro to find out about her research in materials science and how her SOAR Fellowship is enabling wider impacts.
Some of the University’s brightest undergraduate engineering students have spent the first few weeks of semester coming up with innovative new ideas to help leading engineering firm Cardno navigate a drone-enabled future.
University of Sydney researchers have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking conventional lithium-ion batteries as the power source of choice in electronic devices.