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27 November 2020

Seven researchers elected to prestigious academies

The new fellows are elected in recognition of their distinguished achievement in humanities, computer science, and biomedical and materials engineering.
27 November 2020

Mastering environmental engineering for a sustainable world

Engineers plays a central role in how we can transition not just our energy sources to sustainable means but everything else, such as the materials we use, our food systems and our water resources.
25 November 2020

Electric 'aero-ambulance' developed at the University of Sydney

'Vertiia', designed to take off like a helicopter and fly like a plane, will improve patient transfer times and safety. It aims to be the most efficient and longest range eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) aircraft globally.
25 November 2020

Sydney wins five Eureka Prizes for 2020

Five University of Sydney finalists have been named as Eureka Prize winners in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
20 November 2020

University wins coveted space award

The Australian Space Awards showcases the best and brightest in Australia's space industry.
20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
18 November 2020

The graduate degree unravelling the complexity of the unexpected

Gain the skills and technical understanding to deal with the complex challenges posed by our interconnected world and rapidly changing technology, such as pandemics, climate change, population growth, and security with our Master of Complex Systems.
12 November 2020

Same storm, different boats: a reflection on COVID-19 models

In March, a group of researchers from the Centre for Complex Systems modelled how varying rates of social distancing could affect the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic across a very diverse Australian population.
10 November 2020

Cleaner, cheaper, more efficient: the future of energy

The world is on the precipice of a cleaner, cheaper and more efficient energy future. Here's how Australia can capitalise on digital technologies and emerge as an energy leader.
04 November 2020

Up-and-coming researchers awarded $10m

24 academics have been awarded funding through the Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) scheme.