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13 November 2019

How transit scaling shapes our cities

A new study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney reveals public transport investments in large metropolitan areas reap a better return, with more passengers adopting public transport, than those in smaller cities.
13 November 2019

Sydney engineering graduate awarded NSW Rhodes Scholarship

University of Sydney engineering graduate Grace Henry has been elected as a 2020 NSW Rhodes Scholar for her outstanding academic, sporting and community achievements.
12 November 2019

Engineering doctorate awarded to Sir Michael Hintze AM

The University of Sydney has awarded an honorary doctorate in Engineering to Sir Michael Hintze AM for his philanthropic efforts and global contributions to engineering and business.
11 November 2019

NSW and Queensland bushfires: experts available for comment

How might bushfires threaten animals like the koala? What's the link between coal and CO2? University of Sydney experts are available for comment on issues related to bushfires.
30 October 2019

Advanced carbon materials research boosted by new funding

The University of Sydney's research collaboration with Hazer Group has received an additional $811,712 in funding following a new partnership with the Innovative Manufacturing CRC.
30 October 2019

Lockout laws review shows vital role of transparent data analysis

Processes of data collection and analysis used to decide policy need to be as independent and transparent as possible, academics from the University of Sydney's Centre for Translational Data Science say.
30 October 2019

University of Sydney team wins global BioMod competition

Students from the University of Sydney have come first in a global competition to make 'the coolest stuff out of the molecules of life'. Contestants included Imperial College London, Ohio State University, University of British Columbia and University of Tokyo.
29 October 2019

NSW Premier recognises scientific and engineering excellence at Sydney

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian tonight awarded the 2019 Premier's Prizes for Science & Engineering. Three University of Sydney academics were recipients, recognised for their work across three categories.
22 October 2019

Helping Sydney researchers to SOAR

Twenty researchers at the University of Sydney have been announced as recipients of the 2020 Sydney Research Accelerator (SOAR) Prizes.
17 October 2019

Sydney performs strongly in engineering and computer science rankings

The Faculty of Engineering has risen in the 2020 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject, and is now ranked 86th in the world for both engineering and computer science.