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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.
27 September 2019

Troubled waters: experts comment on the drought and water policy

Australia is bracing for another hot, dry summer. With no respite in sight for drought-affected communities, what's the long-term solution for our chronic water shortage? University of Sydney experts weigh up the options and examine current policy proposals.
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.
13 August 2019

Ground-breaking research transforming our future

From transforming cancer detection to solving our plastic waste problems, we're working with industry, government and community partners, to address some of the most pressing problems facing our planet.

09 July 2019

How electronic skinĀ could help people with disabilities

A University of Sydney computer scientist is developing wearable technology that could be used to control devices, receive information and even register sensation.

04 July 2019

'Tsunami' on a silicon chip: a world first for light waves

A collaboration between the Sydney Nano Institute and Singapore University of Technology and Design has for the first time manipulated a light wave, or photonic information, on a silicon chip that retains its overall 'shape'.
13 June 2019

Professor Tony Weiss wins prestigious Clunies Ross Award

Sydney scientist development of synthetic skin treatment has been recognised with national award.
10 June 2019

Six female professors awarded Order of Australia

Outstanding members of the University of Sydney community including six female professors have been recognised in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours.
09 June 2019

New device could replace need for diabetes pin prick testing

University of Sydney researchers along with industry and government partners recently unveiled a breath ketone analyser at the Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair.
17 May 2019

Timor-Leste aims to become world's first plastics-neutral country

University spin-out company Licella will use catalytic technology developed by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer as part of global consortium to donate plastics recycling plant to the people of Timor-Leste.