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04 December 2020

Ben Eggleton wins prestigious optical society medal

Professor Ben Eggleton is recognised for his outstanding leadership, exceptional research and organisational service in optics and photonics.
25 November 2020

Sydney wins five Eureka Prizes for 2020

Five University of Sydney finalists have been named as Eureka Prize winners in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
20 November 2020

Sydney has the most influential academics in Australia

Two academic rankings lists published recently cement the University of Sydney's position as a world leader in research.
16 November 2020

ARC success for University of Sydney researchers

The Australian Research Council (ARC) has announced University of Sydney researchers will receive funding for more than 50 new Linkage and Discovery projects.
30 October 2020

Sydney Nano team wins national water research challenge

From more than 100 entries and eight finalists, the Advanced Water Capture from the Atmosphere team has won the Bridge Hub Water Challenge.
28 October 2020

Thomas Maschmeyer wins Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation 2020

The Prime Minister has recognised Thomas Maschmeyer for his work taking fundamental science to commercialisation in fields that address environmental problems: plastic-waste recycling and safe, scalable storage for renewable energy.
19 October 2020

University technology spin-off Gelion delivers smart solar benches

Safe, inexpensive and scalable: Gelion's new battery technology has been tested and installed on campus and is now ready for the commercial market in industry, agriculture and residential.
02 October 2020

University wins $2.5m in federal funding for solar energy research

The John Hooke Chair of Nanoscience in the School of Physics will lead multi-institutional research into extending the lifetime of perovskite solar energy cells, in an effort to make them truly cost-effective.
29 September 2020

Eleven Eureka Prize finalists

Eleven University of Sydney individuals and groups have been named as Eureka Prize finalists in recognition of their excellent scientific research, leadership and engagement.
29 September 2020

Stephen Bartlett elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

For his contribution to quantum information theory, APS Physics, the de facto professional organisation for the world's physicists, has elected Stephen Bartlett to become one of its fellows.