Their research projects - ranging from a mid-air refuelling system, a ‘greener’ approach to food packaging, an injectable biomaterial for tissue regeneration, an agricultural robotic device that can weed, and a hardhat that measures health - secured the quintet a position in Engineers Australia’s inaugural top 50 innovators list which recognises outstanding engineers for their contributions to the community, the industry, and the profession.
Indira the cross-eyed tiger visited the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital for diagnostic imaging ahead of surgery to save its eyesight. The famous tiger – which has appeared in a number of television shows and films – is being cared for in retirement by Zambi Wildlife Retreat.
According to our experts, this week's landmark South China Sea ruling could have a significant and lasting impact on international relations.
As a society we are obsessed with sleep. Are we getting enough? What’s the next big breakthrough to help us get more? Our sleep medicine expert, Dr Ron Grunstein, explains in the first episode of the University's 'Open for Discussion' podcast.
Studies in both animals and humans have suggested that consuming artificial sweeteners can make you feel hungry and actually eat more. A comprehensive new study co-led by the University of Sydney has revealed for the first time why this response occurs.
Working with Professor Yasuyuki Todo (Waseda University) and Dr Hiroyasu Inoue (Hyogo University), Dr Petr Matous from the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering and IT found that supply chains can work as important channels for the flow of information, innovation, and productivity between individual firms.
Greyhound racing has long been a sport justified by gambling, writes Dr Steve Georgakis.
Researchers from the University of Sydney have developed a portable and easy-to-use method to help people estimate portion size using only their hands.
While intoxication is colloquially labelled a defence, it’s not an excuse for crime, explains Arlie Loughnan.
Responding to consumer demand for increased computer hard drive memory, the research also has the potential to reduce the environmental footprint of the more than 2.5 billion hard drives currently estimated to be in use worldwide.