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The first facility built for nanoscience in Australia was launched at the University of Sydney in April. The Australian Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology is the most advanced facility for nanoscience in the region.
The Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) fellowships recognise and develop the University’s most talented researchers by providing two years of additional research funding and support.
The University of Sydney and Harvard University have announced the appointment of Professor Ben Saul to the Gough Whitlam and Malcolm Fraser Chair in Australian Studies for the 2017–2018 academic year.
University of Sydney academics were among a group of Australian sustainability experts who recently met in Guangzhou, China, to discuss how cities can harness the power of energy, water and infrastructure for significant climate action.
A world-first research centre exclusively focused on tackling the childhood obesity epidemic will launch this week at the University of Sydney's Charles Perkins Centre (CPC).
Health and medical experts, industry and key decision makers will debate the classification of obesity when they gather at Obesity Australia's fifth annual summit at the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre on 22 June.
Five University staff recently addresed the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade's 'Inquiry into the role of development partnerships in agriculture and agribusiness in promoting prosperity, reducing poverty and enhancing stability in the Indo-Pacific region'.
With Australia’s farming future looking increasingly reliant on automated technologies, such as low-cost robotics, the industry’s vision should include more support for agri-technology start-ups, retraining growers and agronomists for a digital age, and introducing rural kids to hands-on robotics.
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