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2021

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29 April 2021

University launches Digital Sciences Initiative

The Initiative will focus on four key research missions: digital health imaging, digital agriculture, data-centric engineering and defence.
27 April 2021

Sydney students simulate flight of NASA’s Ingenuity

As part of a group assignment, students from the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering simulated the flight of NASA's Mars Helicopter before it took its successful maiden voyage.
26 April 2021

Hydrogen, renewables, manufacturing: what must happen next

Following international climate talks, Sydney experts from the Faculty of Engineering discuss the future of hydrogen energy, renewables and advanced manufacturing, and the investment that's needed to ensure Australia comes out on top.
21 April 2021

Sydney continues to excel in global impact rankings

University continues to excel in 2021 Times Higher Education Impact rankings which measure an institution's research, outreach and stewardship against UN Sustainable Development Goals.
16 April 2021

5 minutes with Oana Balmau

We caught up with Oana Balmau, who recently won the best PhD dissertation award from the Computing Research and Education Association of Australasia (CORE), to discuss why she chose Sydney and the impact of her research.
08 April 2021

Discovery could help lengthen lifespan of electronic devices

University of Sydney researchers have made a significant discovery in the field of materials science, for the first time providing a full picture of how fatigue in ferroelectric materials occurs.
31 March 2021

Academics partner with industry and policy makers on new research

The University will work with partners such as Dulux and NSW Health on research that solves existing business problems and takes research from the lab to practice.
30 March 2021

Two thirds of farmland at risk of pesticide pollution

A global map of agricultural land across 168 countries has revealed that 64 percent of land used for agriculture and food crops is at risk of pesticide pollution. Almost a third of these areas are considered to be at high-risk.
25 March 2021

University partners with Thales, HEO Robotics on space research

The University of Sydney has signed a research agreement in collaboration with Thales Australia and HEO Robotics to investigate technologies for autonomous vision-based space object detection and tracking.
19 March 2021

How will mass-vaccination change future COVID-19 lockdowns?

The results of the study show that to curb future outbreaks in the absence of herd immunity, including outbreaks in schools, social distancing of up to 40 percent of the population will be needed.