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29 August 2023

Scientists use quantum device to slow chemical process by factor of 100bn

New research - and a world-first experimental result - display the potential for using quantum technology to explore new designs in material science, drugs or solar energy harvesting.
24 August 2023

When proteins get stuck: unlocking the secrets to brain diseases

Biomedical engineers at the University of Sydney, in collaboration with scientists at Cambridge and Harvard, have developed sophisticated optical techniques to monitor how protein aggregates form at the nanoscale.
24 August 2023

Sydney researchers claim all 2023 Eureka Prizes in leadership

Researchers at the University of Sydney have secured four awards at the 2023 Australian Museum Eureka Prizes, the prestigious annual science awards. 

17 August 2023

Nano-thin 'liquid-like' coatings pave the way for a self-cleaning world

University of Sydney researchers have observed oil molecules retaining their 'liquid-like' properties when they are chemically attached as an extremely thin layer to solid surfaces, opening new possibilities for designing sustainable materials with non-stick characteristics. 

07 August 2023

New method an important step toward future 3D printing of human tissues

A team of bioengineers and biomedical scientists from the University of Sydney and the Children's Medical Research Institute (CMRI) at Westmead have used 3D photolithographic printing to create a complex environment for assembling tissue that mimics the architecture of an organ.
31 July 2023

Eight Sydney researchers awarded ARC Future Fellowships for 2023

University of Sydney researchers have been awarded more than $8.5m from the Australian Research Council
19 July 2023

Announcing the 2023 Eureka Prize finalists

Researchers from the Faculty of Engineering, Faculty of Science, and Faculty of Medicine and Health have been recognised for their contributions in research, innovation, leadership and engagement.
04 July 2023

Sydney scholars honoured with top Australian fellowship

Three University of Sydney academics have been awarded prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships from the Australian Research Council.
30 June 2023

Device that can remotely monitor your breathing: as tested on cane toads

A new photonic radar system has been developed by scientists at Sydney Nano and the School of Physics that delivers contactless, high-definition detection of vital signs. It could be developed for use in ICUs, aged-care facilities and for people with sleep apnoea or infants with breathing concerns.
27 June 2023

Drug discovery gets $9.75m boost for MedChem Australia

The University of Sydney will be one of three national nodes of MedChem Australia, established in partnership with Monash and WEHI Medical Research.