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25 May 2021

Advances in solar panel technology

The fight against climate change might be gaining pace, but it seems green energy silicon solar cells are reaching their limits. The good news? Professor Anita Ho-Baillie is researching a substance that is cheaper, easier to handle and even more efficient.
21 April 2021

Sydney continues to excel in global impact rankings

University continues to excel in 2021 Times Higher Education Impact rankings which measure an institution's research, outreach and stewardship against UN Sustainable Development Goals.
13 April 2021

Student's physics homework picked up by Amazon quantum researchers

A simple yet elegant change to code studied for more than 20 years could shorten timeline to achieve scalable quantum computation and has attracted the attention of quantum computing programs at Amazon Web Services and Yale University.
31 March 2021

Academics partner with industry and policy makers on new research

The University will work with partners such as Dulux and NSW Health on research that solves existing business problems and takes research from the lab to practice.
11 March 2021

Academy of Science honours two University of Sydney researchers

Professor Thomas Maschmeyer from Chemistry and Dr Kevin Coulembier from Mathematics & Statistics have received the recognition of their peers in these prestigious honours awarded annually by the Australian Academy of Science.
19 February 2021

Entrepreneurship excellence in INCUBATE's 2021 intake

INCUBATE, Australia's first university-based accelerator program, has announced the ten start-ups accepted for this year's program. The multi award-winning program at the University of Sydney mentors and funds students, alumni and researchers to launch start-ups through its accelerator program.

15 January 2021

Plastics recycling goes global with KBR-MURA commercial partnership

Removing plastic from oceans and landfill is a major environmental and social problem. Technology jointly developed by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer is making solutions to this problem possible. Today it goes global with a major commercial partnership.