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31 May 2018

R&D tax bonus not the only reason to work with unis

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Research-Enterprise & Engagement) A/Prof Eric Knight writes in this opinion piece for the Australian Financial Review about the hidden risks to company directors of not engaging with universities.
31 May 2018

Bacterial biofilms target of new manufacturing research partnership

Novel solutions for biofilm infections are the focus of a collaborative research agreement between the University of Sydney, Whiteley Corporation and the Innovative Manufacturing Cooperative Research Centre.
31 May 2018

New training centre for rising biomedical innovators in Sydney

The University of Sydney is excited to announce its leading role in supporting the next generation of biomedical engineers skilled at addressing Australia's future health challenges.
30 May 2018

New research institute to transform mathematics in Australia

A new maths institute will be established at the University of Sydney thanks to a $5 million donation. Based on prestigious overseas models, it will be the first of its kind in Australia.
30 May 2018

Weight loss trial for teens at Children's Hospital, Westmead

Researchers at the University of Sydney and the Children's Hospital at Westmead are looking for young people aged 13 to 17 years to join a 12-month weight-loss trial.
30 May 2018

Prediction method developed for epileptic seizures

System to predict epileptic seizures developed by Dr Omid Kavehei designed to give 30-minute warning using data from a non-surgical device and is based on latest artificial intelligence and machine learning.
29 May 2018

Vale Susan Wakil: Sydney farewells one of its greatest supporters

Philanthropist Susan Wakil leaves behind a lasting legacy, thanks to her support for education, healthcare and the arts.

29 May 2018

Research impact: Budget funds kids' injury prevention plan

The Federal Budget has committed funding to create a national injury prevention plan following research and advocacy efforts by University of Sydney scholars and the Child Injury Prevention Alliance.
29 May 2018

$849k scholarship to accelerate medical implant commercialisation

Medical technology innovator Dr Iman Manavitehrani has been awarded $849k to develop biodegradable medical implants that could have life-saving applications.
29 May 2018

Rise and fall of the Great Barrier Reef over 30,000 years

An international study led by Associate Professor Jody Webster has shown the reef is resilient to major environmental changes but is highly sensitive to increased sediment input and poor water quality.