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10 April 2019

How close are we really to 3D printing organs?

3D printing technologies are now so advanced they can create structures on a nanoscale. But how close are we to seeing 3D printed organs in the market? Professor Hala Zreiqat and Dr Peter Newman explain.
08 April 2019

$6.5 million investment for robotics start-up

A field robotics start-up based on technology created by the University of Sydney's Australian Centre for Field Robotics has received a $6.5 million investment thanks to Australia's longest running research commercialisation fund, Uniseed.
08 April 2019

Why our new engineering students have a PEP in their step

Our award-winning Professional Engagement Program aims to change the way our engineering students think about learning through self-reflection and extra-curricular activities throughout their degree.
04 April 2019

Sydney places 25th in the world in global impact ranking

The University of Sydney has been ranked 25th in the overall 2019 Times Higher Education University Impact Ranking.
02 April 2019

Research unlocks biomechanic mystery behind deadly blood clots

Researchers at the University of Sydney have used biomechanical engineering techniques to unlock the mystery surrounding the mechanical forces that influence blood clotting.
01 April 2019

New plasma technology creates 'smart' windows

Windows that efficiently conserve energy by responding to light, heat and other environmental factors may soon become a reality thanks to a team of environmentally aware, plasma surface engineering experts at the University of Sydney.
29 March 2019

Addressing the future use and misuse of our data

Hosted by the University of Sydney, the ethics of data science conference brought together world-renowned experts to address the current crisis in confidence around machine learning, artificial intelligence and data use.
29 March 2019

Sydney excels in national research engagement and impact assessment

The University of Sydney has performed strongly in the Australian Research Council's first Engagement and Impact Assessment of research at Australian universities.
29 March 2019

New funding laying foundation for hydrogen-resistant steels

Professor Julie Cairney and Dr Yi-Sheng Chen have received a $321,000 Australian Research Council Linkage Project grant to partner with CITIC Metal and examine the cause of hydrogen embrittlement in steels.
27 March 2019

Tackling India's e-waste recycling crisis

India's share of the world's massive e-waste problem has seen unskilled recyclers exposing themselves to dangerous processes. Jeevesh Kumar is working to delete the recycling danger, and reboot the benefits.