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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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04 January 2023

University of Sydney wins millions to commercialise solar cells

Professor Anita Ho-Baillie is joining forces with Sydney-based renewable technology company SunDrive to commercialise perovskite-silicon cells - a significantly more advanced solar technology than present options on the market.

15 December 2022

$23 million for innovative health and medical research

Chronic pain treatments, neuron interfaces, and genetically engineered treatments for eye and liver disease are among 22 research projects at the University of Sydney which were successful in the latest round of NHMRC funding.
08 December 2022

Three scientists win Royal Society of NSW awards

Three of our scientists have won awards from the Royal Society of NSW, announced at the society's Ordinary General Meeting on 7 December.

07 December 2022

Associate Professor Alice Motion appointed interim Sydney Nano Director

Alice joins this role with three years of experience as Sydney Nano Deputy Director (External Engagement and Academic Development), where she excelled in connecting Sydney Nano with the broader University community and showcasing the transformational research output of Sydney Nano.
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.
17 November 2022

$2.2M boost for research equipment and infrastructure

The University of Sydney has been awarded more than $2.2 million in funding for new research equipment and infrastructure.
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.
10 November 2022

Head of Sydney Nano appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research)

The University of Sydney proudly appoints Professor Ben Eggleton, as Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research) to spearhead the University's leadership in research.

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.