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23 June 2021

Sydney academics and alumni named 2021 Fulbright Scholars

From biomedical engineering to river science, academics and alumni of the University of Sydney have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.
23 June 2021

Celebrating Women in Engineering Day

Across the Faculty of Engineering, women are leading cutting edge research, supporting future engineers and researchers, and finding solutions for some of society’s most pressing challenges.

23 June 2021

Recycling robot could help solve soft plastic waste crisis

Engineering researchers are developing a unique method to increase the recycling of soft plastics by creating a smart robot that can identify, sort and separate different types of recyclable waste.
17 June 2021

New Engineering Associate Dean for Academic Affairs announced

Professor Hesham El Gamal looks forward to promoting a culture of academic excellence when he commences as the Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

15 June 2021

Google exploreCSR workshop promotes computer science research

Funding through the Google exploreCSR awards enabled the School of Computer Science to bring 25 computer science students together to learn about research opportunities for women in computer science.

09 June 2021

How Australians' commutes compare with cities overseas

Transport engineers, Professor David Levinson and Dr Hao Wu, compared the commutes of Australians against those living in Europe, China and the United States. This is what they found.
04 June 2021

Passing the acid test: low-pH system turns CO₂ into products

Carbon capture and storage can help limit global warming to 1.5°C by 2050. Yet captured carbon currently has little economic value. A new technology, which converts much more carbon to useful materials than previously possible, may help change this.
28 May 2021

Four leadership skills for future-ready project delivery

In a rapidly changing business landscape, leading major projects to success requires a new set of project management and leadership skills.

25 May 2021

Two academics named 2021 Academy of Science Fellows

Two Sydney academics from the Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been named as 2021 Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
25 May 2021

CUAVA training centre wins NSW funding for space industry pilot

Led by Professor Iver Cairns from Physics, CUAVA wins state government funding for NSW space qualification program, with project named 'Waratah Seed'.