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15 December 2017

STEMM's got talent but nearly lost it

The University of Sydney has joined forces with other leading universities and organisations to better represent the talents of women in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM) education and careers.
13 December 2017

Ethical design guidelines for future technology released

A team of technologists - including the University of Sydney's Professor Rafael Calvo and Dorian Peters - have joined forces with doctors, lawyers, economists and philosophers to make technology ethical.   

12 December 2017

Professor Willy Zwaenepoel appointed Dean of Engineering and IT

Professor Willy Zwaenepoel has been appointed Dean of the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies, starting on 15 June 2018.

12 December 2017

Sydney academics urge global action to reduce pollution

University of Sydney academics are among a group of leading environmental researchers and activists calling for international action to make the storage of mine waste more secure.

11 December 2017

Demystifying computing degrees verses software engineering

If you’re a school leaver looking for a qualification that best prepares you for a future-focused career in computing or information technology, you may be a little confused as to the differences between the various degrees. 

05 December 2017

Mai elected Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering

University of Sydney Professor and University Chair of Mechanical Engineering Yiu-Wing Mai AM has been elected a Foreign Member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

05 December 2017

Celebrating a decade of smart mining solutions

Leading global mining group Rio Tinto and the University of Sydney have celebrated the 10th anniversary of their multimillion dollar research partnership aimed at increasing innovation in mining.

01 December 2017

5 things that could exist through chemical engineering

Chemical engineers stretch the boundaries of chemistry and physics as we know it, hacking chemical processes to engineer a cleaner future and ultimately improve our lives.

24 November 2017

5 minutes with Aaron Ramsden

Aaron Ramsden’s decision to down tools and pursue his ambition of becoming an electrical engineer has sparked a successful career in renewable energy networks.

22 November 2017

Can computer vision and AI predict strokes and prevent disability?

More than 80% of strokes are preventable. University of Sydney biomedical engineering students have proposed a rapid stroke prediction system using computer vision and AI, and accessible to any hospital with a CT imaging machine.