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25 January 2019

Not all sunshine: the dangers of heatwaves

Australia is set to swelter this long weekend, with the Bureau of Metereology predicting heatwaves across the country. Three experts from engineering and health sciences share how long, hot spells affect us and what they mean for our health and public infrastructure.
17 January 2019

A smart grid pioneer’s career in the spotlight

For George Maltabarow, alumnus and former CEO of Energy Australia, having the opportunity to explore a variety of passions whilst at university were the foundations for a fulfilling, exceptional career.
16 January 2019

Artistic intelligence: meet Sydney's painting robot

A mechanical engineering student at the University of Sydney has programmed a robot to paint in the traditional Chinese painting style known as guóhuà.
14 January 2019

ARC funding for food safety and in vitro blood vessel model

New sensors to detect contaminated food and in vitro development of human blood vessels are projects that have received funding through the federal government's ARC Linkage Project scheme.
14 January 2019

Engineering new kernels of truth with cereal

University of Sydney geomechanical engineers are examining the properties of puffed rice cereal through a new lens to gain understanding of the behaviour of porous materials.