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2017

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30 August 2017

Our inventors win $3m to bankroll novel medical devices

Two revolutionary medical devices developed by University of Sydney PhD students were among the top innovations awarded nearly $3 million on Tuesday evening by the NSW Government's NSW Medical Devices Fund.

30 August 2017

Educating researchers and developers in medtech entrepreneurship

The Faculty of Engineering and IT hosted a special industry event that highlighted the increasing interaction between interdisciplinary research and the commercial world in the field of healthcare technology.

24 August 2017

A safer landing for industry and defence

Innovative aeronautical research aims to predict safe conditions around ships, oil rigs and within urban environments to allow helicopters to land in gale force winds and high seas.

24 August 2017

5 minutes with Alastair Donnelley

Alastair Donnelley decided that it was time to get back on the side of the disruptors after a decade in filmmaking.

24 August 2017

Where technology and business collide

From prototype to tech startup, mechatronics engineering alumnus, Ian Conway Lamb is pushing the limits of hybrid Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs).

23 August 2017

Aeronautical engineering: providing the gift of sight for drones

PhD student Anastasia Volkova is developing an alternative way for drones to see in areas they are unable to navigate by GPS satellite. She hopes visual navigation algorithms will change the way drones operate.

21 August 2017

Real-world application drives student inspiration

Our Leadership Scholars and Advanced Engineering students share their solutions to meeting community needs.

18 August 2017

Australia’s largest Immersive Learning Laboratory now in Sydney

University of Sydney students are receiving in-the-field experience and journeying to new territories - from foreign lands to the outer reaches of space - all without leaving campus.

18 August 2017

SOAR fellow unlocking the key to sustainable energy

Dr Yixiang Gan is researching how heat transfers through porous matter such as sand and rock. Understanding the physics of these granular materials may be the key to dependable energy systems.

15 August 2017

University of Sydney charges ahead on zinc-air batteries

University of Sydney researchers have found a solution for one of the biggest stumbling blocks preventing zinc-air batteries from overtaking conventional lithium-ion batteries as the power source of choice in electronic devices.