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18 June 2018

Professor Xiaoke Yi wins Women in Industry award

Professor Xiaoke Yi has won a Women in Industry award in the Engineering category at this year's fifth annual event dedicated to the awards.
06 June 2018

Vale Emeritus Professor Graeme Austin Bird AO

We are saddened by news of the passing of Emeritus Professor Graeme Austin Bird on May 26th 2018, aged 88. Professor Bird was an internationally-renowned Australian scientist and aeronautical engineer.
05 June 2018

Making waves: new study proves long-standing physics theory

An international team of researchers, led by the University of Sydney, has used the famous 'Schrödinger equation' to prove the existence of a wall phenomenon impacting on the physics of waves.
05 June 2018

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. 

31 May 2018

New training centre for rising biomedical innovators in Sydney

The University of Sydney is excited to announce its leading role in supporting the next generation of biomedical engineers skilled at addressing Australia's future health challenges.
30 May 2018

Prediction method developed for epileptic seizures

System to predict epileptic seizures developed by Dr Omid Kavehei designed to give 30-minute warning using data from a non-surgical device and is based on latest artificial intelligence and machine learning.
29 May 2018

$849k scholarship to accelerate medical implant commercialisation

Medical technology innovator Dr Iman Manavitehrani has been awarded $849k to develop biodegradable medical implants that could have life-saving applications.
28 May 2018

King of Jordan honours University of Sydney biomedical pioneer

The King of Jordan, His Majesty King Abdullah II, has bestowed the Order for Distinction of the Second Degree upon Professor Hala Zreiqat, in recognition of her achievements and innovations in biomedical engineering.
25 May 2018

5 reasons why being a geek is cool

The worldwide celebration of nerdom is in full swing to commemorate international Geek Pride Day (that’s 25 May for those not ‘in the know’).
24 May 2018

$3m grant for Sydney engineers to shape factories of the future

The University of Sydney will partner with local and US universities to conduct fundamental research that will underpin advanced manufacturing solutions for the factories of the future.