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Food products, process and supply chain

13 February 2019

Plasma engineering expert a positive addition to the Faculty

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies has attracted international plasma engineering expert Professor PJ Cullen to the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
18 October 2018

5 things we learnt at Research Conversazione

Farming robots, human breast milk and IoT cybersecurity may seem like unrelated topics, but they all came together under one roof at the Faculty of Engineering and IT's premier annual research event, Research Conversazione.
12 October 2018

New recipes for food sustainability

To celebrate World Food Day, we’re giving you a taste of just some of the food innovation and sustainability research on the menu in the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.
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.
16 March 2018

A step towards sustainability in aquaculture

Award-winning research is investigating how microalgae could transform problematic wastewater from fish farming in to a goldmine of high-value compounds for farmers.
08 February 2018

Smart food packaging to reduce Australia’s waste problems

Smart food packaging could be near thanks to new research in ‘printable food ink sensors’. These inks are designed to detect gases produced by bacteria in order to provide us with a timely insight into our food’s quality.
31 January 2018

Finding answers to Australia's water shortage problem

New research in membrane technology could change the way we filter water, providing solutions to the challenges facing rural communities and the food processing industry.
04 August 2017

The secrets of citrus in cancer prevention

Australia wastes thousands of tonnes of orange peels each year, but our researchers are exploring ways to repurpose citrus peel into a supplement for cancer prevention.

27 July 2017

Chemical engineer awarded for research excellence

Professor Fariba Dehghani has received the highly prestigious Chemical Engineering Research Excellence award at this year’s Chemeca Conference.

25 May 2017

Animal welfare on our farms is more than chicken feed

By infusing chicken feed with Vitamin K1, researchers from the University of Sydney together with industry partner, Agricure are making chickens healthier, more productive and able to lay nutrient-rich eggs.