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22 May 2020

Next-generation solar cells pass strict international tests

Light-weight, cheap and ultra-thin, perovskite crystals have promised to shake-up renewable energy for some time. Research by Professor Anita Ho-Baillie means they are ready to take the next steps towards commercialisation.
21 May 2020

Engineering students design COVID-19 ventilator

As part of the CoVida ventilator team, three students from the Faculty of Engineering were able to put their knowledge into practice and solve a pressing global issue – the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
14 May 2020

The future of recycling: 4 experts explain

The NSW Government recently conducted a survey on recycling and plastic waste. Ahead of its findings, to be released later this year, four academics comment on research into recycling and the development of advanced waste conversion technologies.
11 May 2020

Vale Dr Phillip Noel Hartley Smith

Emigrating to the Unites States during the 1950s to forge his metallurgical engineering career, Dr Phillip N.H. Smith founded the University of Sydney USA Foundation so he and others could support teaching and learning from the other side of the world.
05 May 2020

University of Sydney builds ventilator to fight COVID-19

The University of Sydney and NSW Health Infrastructure have partnered to develop a simple, low-cost ventilator solution using modern design tools and 3-D printing technology.