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Women in engineering

13 March 2020

Meet the engineering student paving the way for Australian female biathletes

Mechatronic engineering student Jillian Colebourn made history last year when she became the first Australian woman in over 20 years to compete at the Biathlon World Cup. But her high-flying achievements extend far beyond the slopes.
13 March 2020

Forging a career in STEM: how an engineering degree helped alumna soar

Engineering alumna Alana Newbrook went from studying chemical and biomolecular engineering at Sydney, to a role as general manager of a global firm. But her career journey hasn’t always been straightforward.
30 September 2019

Biomedical engineer recognised by Royal Society of NSW

University of Sydney biomedical engineering Professor Hala Zreiqat AM has been recognised by her peers for ongoing contributions in her field by Royal Society of New South Wales, the oldest scientific society in the state.
23 September 2019

ARC Laureate Fellowship for applied physics and surface engineer

University of Sydney researcher Professor Marcela Bilek has been awarded $3.3 million to engage in innovative biomedical research after being named a recipient of the prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowship scheme, funded by the Australian Research Council.
30 August 2019

Engineering researchers win prestigious prize

A University of Sydney PhD student within the School of Computer Science, Oana Balmau has been awarded the 2019 Usenix Best Paper Prize.
05 August 2019

Engineering scholar helps provide gift of hearing

Obtaining a six-month research internship with Cochlear through the Engineering Sydney Industry Placement Scholarship Program served as the ideal opportunity for one student to immerse herself in the biomedical industry and help change lives.
18 July 2019

An engineer’s mission to make poor families safer

Alexie Seller graduated from the University of Sydney in 2010 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Now, as CEO of Pollinate Group, the entrepreneur is building sustainable solutions to provide clean energy to communities in India and Nepal.
15 November 2018

Preparing for the technological world of tomorrow

Develop the creativity, originality and fast problem-solving skills that are growing in demand with the University of Sydney’s Bachelor of Advanced Computing, one of Australia’s most unique computing degrees.
09 November 2018

Mentoring and industry experience opening doors

Set yourself up for success with these engineering programs, placements and initiatives designed to make you the best candidate for your first job.
07 November 2018

The computing degree driving healthcare innovation

Equipping professionals with the technological skills needed to transform healthcare is at the heart of the Master of Health Technology Innovation, the first cross-disciplinary degree developed through the Charles Perkins Centre.