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From research breakthroughs to industry collaborations and alumni success, learn more about what our academics, students and partners are now achieving.

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17 April 2018

Westmead project great foundation for rewarding career

Graduates from the Schools of Electrical and Information Engineering and Civil Engineering have been awarded graduate positions at Multiplex, working on the University’s hospital redevelopment project.
12 April 2018

University of Sydney engineers to enhance Defence capability

Aerospace engineers from the University of Sydney are among a cohort of industry and research organisations who will develop a next-generation Small Unmanned Aerial System (SUAS) for use by Australian soldiers.
10 April 2018

It pays to be green

Chemical engineering researchers may have found new methods to make sustainable practices a profitable venture for industry.

09 April 2018

New imaging technique could lower radiation risk from PET scans

A University of Sydney medical imaging expert is among a team of global researchers who have developed a new PET scanning technique that promises to decrease patients’ exposure to radiation.
27 March 2018

University of Sydney and NTU Singapore engineers join forces

Engineers from the University of Sydney and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) are collaborating on research in diverse areas ranging from artificial intelligence (AI) and food technology to clean energy and waste management.
22 March 2018

From chemical engineer to wine maker

Winemaking is not the usual career path for a chemical engineer, but University of Sydney Alumnus Derek Fitzgerald has proven that mixing problem-solving and project management skills with creativity and passion yields success.
21 March 2018

Humanitarian engineer’s passion for water, sanitation and hygiene

Dr Jacqueline Thomas' research into climate-resilient sanitation systems aims to reduce illnesses related to inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) in developing countries and remote communities.