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21 March 2019

Data sharing by popular health apps is "routine", research finds

Researchers call for greater regulation and transparency as analysis of medicines-related apps found most directly shared user data - including sensitive health data - with third parties, posing an unprecedented privacy risk.
14 March 2019

Prestigious title awarded for marine robotics

Professor Stefan Williams has been recognised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers for research excellence in the field of oceanographic survey and marine robotics.
09 March 2019

Universities welcome NSW Government backing for Sydney Quantum Academy

The University of Sydney is working with three other universities to establish the Sydney Quantum Academy, helping to ensure that cutting-edge quantum research translates into a sustainable industry and jobs.
05 March 2019

New ARC Centre to future-proof Australia's fresh food supply

Supporting an industry increasingly innovated by scientific advancements, the University of Sydney has launched a specialist training hub which will conduct research into food safety and develop methods to safeguard Australia's fruit and vegetable industries.
28 February 2019

Sydney women lead the way

What makes a good leader? Six of the University's leaders, who also happen to be women, share the view from the top - and the advice they'd offer aspiring female leaders.
27 February 2019

Academic recognised for excellence in data mining

University of Sydney artificial intelligence expert Professor Dacheng Tao has been recognised for excellence in data mining by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
25 February 2019

New funding for high-resolution beam development

Professor Xiaoke Yi and Professor Robert Minasian have received a $540,000 Australian Research Council Linkage Project grant to partner with Thales Australia and develop integrated optical phased arrays for light detection and ranging.
20 February 2019

Developing local engineering solutions in India

Streamlining the sorting of hand collected solid-waste and assessing potential designs for a carbon neutral hospital were some of the learning experiences engineering students gained during their recent fieldwork trip to India.