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16 May 2019

Epilepsy prediction device receives Microsoft grant

The University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering has been awarded an AI for Accessibility grant from Microsoft to support its efforts developing solutions that improve the independence for people living with epilepsy.
13 May 2019

Common food additive found to affect gut microbiota

Experts call for better regulation of a common additive in foods and medicine, as research reveals it can impact the gut microbiota and could lead to inflammatory bowel diseases or colorectal cancer.
01 May 2019

Air Force engages Sydney nanotech to revolutionise sensing capability

RAAF Plan Jericho seeks to modernise Australia's defence capacity. The Jericho Sensing Laboratory at Sydney Nano will form a critical part of the plan's scientific infrastructure.
18 April 2019

Sydney researcher receives prestigious award from Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry has presented Associate Professor Wojciech Chrzanowski with an award for his paper on extracellular vesicles (EVs) in Nanoscale Horizons.

18 April 2019

World-record quantum computing result for Sydney teams

The quantum theory group at the University of Sydney is behind two papers published this month in Nature publications that are pushing the boundaries of quantum computing.
16 April 2019

Teenagers tackle world's biggest medical challenges

Over two-hundred high school students attended the University of Sydney's 2019 Bioengineering Innovation Outreach Challenge and were asked to identify innovative solutions to some of the world's most complex medical challenges.
10 April 2019

How close are we really to 3D printing organs?

3D printing technologies are now so advanced they can create structures on a nanoscale. But how close are we to seeing 3D printed organs in the market? Professor Hala Zreiqat and Dr Peter Newman explain.
08 April 2019

Collaborating with Korea's premier university

The University of Sydney continues its partnership with Yonsei University in Korea, by signing a Strategic Partner Agreement.

03 April 2019

Alumni Awards honour incredible achievements of Sydney graduates

The winners of the Alumni Awards for 2019 have been announced, with graduates from a wide range of disciplines celebrated for making invaluable contributions to their field, and the University community.
25 March 2019

Plastic pollution and the technology to beat it

As environmental emergencies go, the explosion of plastic waste is right up there. Professor Thomas Maschmeyer wanted to make plastic valuable enough for people to collect it. What he created might just clean up the planet.