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22 December 2020

Understanding the shift towards a successful circular economy

What does ‘green’ concrete and material flow data have in common? They are both ways Australia can continue its shift towards the circular economy that were raised at the latest Australian Circular Economy Conference.
18 December 2020

Capstone projects help students get ready for work

Three project management and computer science students share their experience completing capstone units and explain how they've turned learning into industry experience.
17 December 2020

Engineers awarded for ongoing research excellence

Ongoing excellence in the fields of neutron science, sustainable engineering and materials engineering have seen three researchers from the Faculty of Engineering honoured on the global stage.
16 December 2020

Sydney University and General Electric to drive Australian manufacturing

GE subsidiary GE Additive and the University of Sydney are creating a high-tech hub to usher in new era of advanced manufacturing in Australia. Advanced manufacturing could add up to $30 billion to Australia's manufacturing output by 2026.
30 November 2020

Technology fast-tracks hydrogen-fuelled future

University of Sydney researchers have developed an efficient process to convert water into hydrogen - a breakthrough in the development of this clean energy resource.
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 play 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.