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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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25 May 2023

Professor Richard Payne elected Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science

In recognition of his international leadership in chemical biology and organic chemistry, Professor Payne from the School of Chemistry has joined the ranks of esteemed scientists as a Fellow in the Australian Academy of Science.
17 May 2023

Growing sustainable everyday products using mushrooms

Researchers from the University of Sydney have developed a biological growing process that uses mushrooms to turn organic waste into compostable products as a low-cost, sustainable solution to plastics.
05 May 2023

Sydney spinout lands $273m deal to develop drugs for psychiatric disorders

Compounds developed by Professor Michael Kassiou's drug discovery team for Kinoxis Therapeutics will be used to target oxytocin receptors with the aim of creating medicine to treat schizophrenia, depression and other neuropsychiatric illness.
03 May 2023

University of Sydney welcomes National Quantum Strategy

The Federal Government has unveiled its roadmap to scale up quantum technology in Australia. The University looks forward to working with industry and government to deliver on the great promise of quantum tech.
26 April 2023

Nano-architectured materials that respond to light in real time

Biological systems respond to external stimuli such as light, heat, magnetism. Scientists are looking to develop new materials that mimic these abilities for myriad uses in nanoscience, engineering and medicine.
19 April 2023

Why apply to be a Sydney Nano Student Ambassador?

Jed Austin, PhD candidate at the University of Sydney Business School, is also a Student Ambassador for the University of Sydney Nano Institute. In this interview, Jed explains how this secondary scholarship has enabled him to build connections with students and staff across the University, to be trained in a range of career critical skills, and to take on exciting opportunities to create impact beyond our academic institution.

28 March 2023

University of Sydney researcher wins coveted $8 million Snow Fellowship

The Snow Medical Research Foundation (Snow Medical) has awarded Associate Professor Lining (Arnold) Ju and his team from the University of Sydney's School of Biomedical Engineering an $8 million Fellowship.
21 March 2023

Scientists open door to manipulating 'quantum light'

The way light interacts with matter continues to enthral scientists and the human imagination, both for its theoretical beauty and its powerful practical application in fields like metrology and computing.
14 March 2023

Sydney researchers honoured by Australian Academy of Science

Researchers Professor Renae Ryan and Dr Rachel Wang have been honoured in the annual Australian Academy of Science honorific awards.