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What's happening in nano technology at the institute
Find out about upcoming events, recent discoveries and progress in the field of nanotechnology.

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21 January 2022

Nanobubbles a pathway to better medical devices

Tiny gas bubbles could help reduce drag in small medical devices, university scientists have found. Drag can lead to clogging and damage biological samples, so this discovery could pave the way to more robust devices.
08 December 2021

Nanosensing to solar fuels: Sydney Nano unveils new Grand Challenges

Four new visionary projects span sustainability, biosecurity, solar energy and health, drawing talent from across the University's faculties.
08 December 2021

Prof Tony Weiss elected to the US National Academy of Inventors

Professor Tony Weiss becomes the first academic from the University of Sydney to be elected as a Fellow of the US National Academy of Inventors.
07 December 2021

Recipients of our 2022 SOAR prizes

Twenty-two of our academics have received a 2022 SOAR Prize.
01 December 2021

University spin-out company Gelion lists on London Stock Exchange

Renewable energy storage company founded by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer has started trading on the London AIM market to take battery chemistry developed at the University of Sydney to the world.
22 November 2021

Joint sustainability lab launched with Zhejiang University

The University of Sydney and Zhejiang University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a joint lab on sustainable environment.
17 November 2021

Worlds next door: looking for habitable planets around Alpha Centauri

In collaboration with the Breakthrough Initiative, Saber Astronautics and NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Professor Peter Tuthill is leading TOLIMAN, a project to discover if the nearest stars have planets that could support life.
10 November 2021

$250,000 from Elon Musk to Sydney students for carbon removal

A team of University of Sydney students has won a US$250,000 prize, awarded by Elon Musk's Foundation and announced at COP26. With industry partners and an academic supervisor, they have developed a solar-powered unit that removes CO2 from the atmosphere.

10 November 2021

InnoHK: Using deep data to tackle global public health problems

Established with support from the Office of Global Engagement, the hub is part of the Laboratory of Data Discovery for Health, a joint project led by the University of Hong Kong in collaboration with the University of Sydney, University College London and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
04 November 2021

$15 million for innovative health and medical research

Chronic pain, cancer and COVID-19's impact on chronic lung disease sufferers are some of the problems University of Sydney researchers will tackle under new NHMRC funding, worth more than $15 million.