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14 February 2020

Grants awarded to power green schemes

The University of Sydney has been announced as a joint recipient of almost $10 million in Cooperative Research Centre Projects grants for projects that aim to power the green economy.
10 February 2020

New material created to clean up fossil fuel industry

Researchers at the University of Sydney have created a new material that has the potential to reduce CO2 emissions released during the refinement process of crude oil by up to 28 percent.
10 February 2020

Computer scientist honoured for web information systems research

Professor Athman Bouguettaya has received further honours for his ongoing research into service computing, named recipient of a Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE) Fellow Award.
07 February 2020

Should Australia ban petrol cars?

Britain has announced it will ban petrol and hybrid cars by 2035. University of Sydney experts comment on whether Australia can and should adopt a similar policy.
03 February 2020

Student-engineered solutions at the nexus of law and science

An idea to label food to indicate the use of antibiotics to prevent the emergence of superbugs has seen a multidisciplinary team of students named the inaugural winners of the Summer Innovation Program (SIP) challenge.
24 January 2020

ARC funding for myrtle rust and aerosol measurement technology

Sydney researchers have received $753,000 in Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project grants to combat myrtle rust and to develop new technologies to better characterise aerosols.