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03 October 2018

Sydney women talk gender equity

Female staff, students and alumni recently gathered to participate in an open discussion on the state of play for women in the workplace. Together they uncovered some hard truths but remained optimistic about the future.
28 September 2018

University team develops antibacterial surfaces for bone implants

A University team has found a solution to tackle the infection rate following joint replacement surgery by developing a non-toxic silver nanoparticle plasma coating.
27 September 2018

Protecting clean drinking water for rural Australia

As the impact of global warming increases, so does the importance of managing Australia’s most valuable resource: water. Our chemical engineering students are stepping up to the fight as part of their industry placement.

24 September 2018

Computer scientist's once-in-a-lifetime project

University of Sydney alumnus James Cowling was only a year into his career when offered the chance to lead a once-in-a-lifetime project.
18 September 2018

Distributed computing scientist awarded China’s top research honour

Centre for Distributed and High-Performance Computing Director Professor Albert Zomaya has been awarded a Thousand Talents Program professorship to conduct sustainable computing-related research at Tianjin University in China.
12 September 2018

Microscope that gets to the heart of matter

The transmission electron microscope (TEM) can explore matter at the scale of less than 0.06 billionths of a metre helping researchers design materials in renewable energy, medical science, engineering and geosciences.
11 September 2018

United States' FDA awards University-led team over $500,000

A University of Sydney multidisciplinary project has been awarded $548,000 by the United States' Food and Drug Administration to research enhancements to how dry powder inhalers are designed by the pharmaceutical industry.
05 September 2018

Alumna awarded inaugural Schmidt Science Fellowship in Astronomy

Engineering alumna Jielai Zhang is part of a team building the world’s best telescope to observe faint and large extragalactic objects.
31 August 2018

World-first study into cochlear implants and impact on speech

Researchers from the University of Sydney and Cochlear Limited in world-first study that could lead to more accurate predictions of how those with cochlear implants understand speech, allowing for tailoring to individual hearing loss.
24 August 2018

Celebrating the legacy of a biomedical engineering pioneer

The leadership and vision of Professor Andrew Ruys has contributed to the outstanding success of the University of Sydney’s biomedical engineering program – now the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere.