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05 October 2017

5 minutes with Serena Potts

A passion for computing and mathematics at an early age were the motivators behind alumna Serena Potts’ pursuit of a career as a software engineer.

04 October 2017

Designing software that improves the way we live

Software refers to all the information processed by computer systems – from web browsers and video games to mobile phone applications and digital media programs.

28 September 2017

5 reasons to study engineering at the University of Sydney

If you want to have a visible impact by helping to tackle challenging problems and make lives better, our Bachelor of Engineering Honours at the University of Sydney is for you.

27 September 2017

Harnessing long-term data key to meeting fitness goals

While FitBits, Apple Watches and Garmin sportswatches have motivated people to get more active, a new University of Sydney study has revealed that activity tracker users are missing out on key opportunities to meet their health and fitness goals.

27 September 2017

University of Sydney partners with German Aerospace Centre

A new partnership will see the University of Sydney work closely with Germany's national space agency the German Aerospace Center (DLR) on new space engineering projects.

22 September 2017

5 minutes with Steve Muscat

Lifelong connections and the importance of an open mind were Steve Muscat's key takeaways when looking back on his time at university.

22 September 2017

New chair appointed for innovative cerebral palsy research

Robotics and artificial intelligence to support people with disability are just the tip of the iceberg, says the newly appointed Ainsworth Chair of Technology and Innovation.

21 September 2017

New mechanical engineering research highlights global rise of AM

3D-printed parts are not new but their use is set to explode among key industries including those in the aerospace, automotive and biomedical sectors.

20 September 2017

Behind the air curtain

Leah Cooke’s industry internship in fire protection led her to a thesis that could have implications for building design and fire egress.

12 September 2017

Robotics professor unlearns what it means to be human

Engineering extraordinaire, Professor Salah Sukkarieh, tackles what it means to be human in the wake of artificial intelligence.