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14 December 2018

Our cities' looming contagion

Our cities are becoming denser, the global population is expanding and more people are travelling by air than ever - so what does this mean for the health of Australians?
14 December 2018

GE Additive agreement advances Australia's manufacturing capacity

The University has signed a 10 year memorandum of understanding with GE Additive to drive commercial and economic opportunities, and to promote education and research in manufacturing.
13 December 2018

Gradient Institute to create ethically aware artificial intelligence

The University of Sydney has partnered with IAG and the CSIRO's Data61 to create the Gradient Institute, a not-for-profit organisation which will promote the creation of ethical artificial intelligence within both the private and public sectors.
13 December 2018

Bionic eye project has sights on human trials

Researchers from the University of Sydney are one step closer to developing a bionic eye, having created a tiny microchip implant that they hope will restore sight to patients with vision impairment and blindness.
11 December 2018

Combustion engineer’s impactful legacy

For more than 25 years, Emeritus Professor Brian Haynes has been an integral part of the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering’s strategic research direction in Clean Energy, Process Intensification and Combustion, and its life.
01 December 2018

"Sudoku" x-ray uncovers movements within opaque materials

University of Sydney researchers have developed a new x-ray method which involves solving a giant, three dimensional sudoku problem to better understand these granular movements - and the findings could have a big impact on numerous industries.
29 November 2018

$37 million funding for University of Sydney research

The University of Sydney has secured over $37 million of funding across a wide range of areas including food insecurity, gravitational waves, and Indigenous disability in rural and remote areas.
28 November 2018

Dedicated blockchain project arrives at the University

A new partnership with distributed ledger platform, Fantom will support the University of Sydney by providing scholarships and a specialised blockchain project focused on safe, secure, and low-energy programming toolchains.

23 November 2018

Labor's energy storage plan: 4 expert reactions

What do energy experts make of the federal opposition's energy policy? Four experts from the University's Centre for Future Energy examine the plan to boost renewables and cut electricity bills.
20 November 2018

Economics/Law student following in Bradfield's footsteps

First-year Economics/Law student Kavya Nagpal has been named the 2018 Lendlease Bradfield Urbanisation Scholar, with a people-centric vision where Sydney's living spaces would serve to build relationships.