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07 December 2022

New tech's potential to significantly reduce energy storage costs

Researchers are hoping that a new, low-cost battery which holds four times the energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries and is far cheaper to produce will significantly reduce the cost of transitioning to a decarbonised economy.
05 December 2022

Successful test drive gives green light to student-built race car

A race car designed and built by a team of undergraduate students will this week compete at the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers competition, an international student motorsport race held in Victoria.
30 November 2022

Gen Z tech entrepreneur wins Sydney Genesis startup competition

From compostable packaging and AI-powered film dubbing to 'TikTok for fashion', the latest entrepreneurs have impressed in the University of Sydney Business School's flagship startup accelerator Genesis.
23 November 2022

Direct air capture must be a part of our climate arsenal

Reaching net-zero can only be achieved by removing historical emissions, according to Professor Deanna D’Alessandro, who is working with industry partners to advance direct air capture technology.
22 November 2022

Ali Abbas announced as Australia's first Chief Circular Engineer

Professor Ali Abbas from the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering will work with Circular Australia to accelerate action towards an Australian circular economy by 2030.
21 November 2022

Rapid R&D scaling could put Australia at forefront of net zero

The conference will focus on areas of decarbonisation, such as carbon capture and conversion, creating circular economies, how communities can end the climate wars, and how waste can be transformed into energy and materials.
18 November 2022

Six Superstars of STEM

Six of our early career researchers across the sciences have been named as Superstars of STEM in recognition of their scientific research and science outreach.

16 November 2022

Sydney researchers ranked among global elite

Around 400 academics from the University of Sydney have been recognised among the best in the world in their fields, from renewable energies and chronic disease prevention to space science.
14 November 2022

Research unravelling the "mystery" of extreme waves

Ocean waves up to 30 metres that seemingly appear at random have long inspired legend and stumped scientists. Now, researchers at the University of Sydney and Kyoto University are unravelling their mysteries.
04 November 2022

Professor Elizabeth New wins AFR Emerging Leader award

The University of Sydney has been recognised in the Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards 2022 - winning the Emerging Leader category and reaching the finals in Employability and Research Commercialisation.