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10 August 2018

How students interact on campus (and why chocolate can help)

University is not just a place of study but where people meet and forge new friendships and networks that last a lifetime, write Drs Petr Matous and Faezeh Karimi. New research looks at where people congregate on campus.
03 August 2018

Digital Farmhand boosts food security in the Pacific

Developed by University of Sydney engineers, Digital Farmhand uses low-cost robotics technology to increase food quality and production output for small-scale and subsistence farmers in the Pacific.
02 August 2018

University of Sydney teams up with Airbus

An agreement between the University of Sydney and world-leading aeronautical manufacturer Airbus connects some of the leading experts with Australia's future engineering talent.
02 August 2018

2018 ARC Future Fellowships and Linkage Project success for Sydney

The University of Sydney has secured six Future Fellowships and a Linkage Project grant funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC).
31 July 2018

Shoot for the stellar molecules

Heather Mendelsohn’s desire to study a chemical engineering degree came from wanting greater opportunities to further her career prospects in both technical engineering and management roles.
25 July 2018

Making speech clearer for cochlear implant recipients like myself

Greg Watkins, a PhD student in biomedical engineering at the University of Sydney, is profoundly deaf. Now with his own cochlear implant, Greg is developing new metrics to improve how recipients hear speech. This is his inspiring story.
17 July 2018

Powering the industrial smart technology revolution

While we associate the Internet of Things (IoT) with everyday technology like FitBitz and smart homes, it’s the industrial IoT that promises to transform essential services, healthcare and manufacturing – so long as we can power it.
16 July 2018

Sydney Analytical launches world-class facility for researchers

The University of Sydney unveils its newest core facility, Sydney Analytical, with capabilities in spectroscopy, x-ray analysis, chemical characterisation, training and access for industry.
16 July 2018

Microalgae offer new hope for sustainable food production

New research by the University of Sydney to find sustainable ways to feed a global population that is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030 is yielding results.
13 July 2018

Pushing the boundaries of drone design

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering is at the forefront of designing the next generation of specialised Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, making them easier to deploy, faster, and longer range.