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03 December 2021

Sustainable shrooms lead to happy feet

A team of undergraduate students from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning have developed a smart insole, made from mushroom spores, containing electronic microprocessors to monitor foot health and encourage sensory awareness.
02 December 2021

Designing universal access to ocean pools

School of Architecture, Design and Planning postgraduate students met a design brief to provide universal access to Australia's ocean pools, helping them to develop graduate qualities for responding to real-world challenges.
02 December 2021

THC in blood and saliva are poor measures of cannabis impairment

The findings contrast with the much stronger relationship between blood alcohol concentrations and driving impairment, with implications for the application of drug-driving laws globally.
02 December 2021

Funding to support children with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Professor Elizabeth Elliott has been awarded federal government funding to expand services for children and adolescents affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).
02 December 2021

Mathematicians use DeepMind AI to create new methods in problem-solving

Sydney researcher Professor Geordie Williamson is working with colleagues at Oxford using DeepMind's artificial intelligence to develop fundamentally new techniques in mathematics.
02 December 2021

COVID-19 pandemic puts spotlight on science misinformation 'triggers'

Changes to the current way new scientific knowledge is made and shared are urgently needed - now is the time to invest in research to combat misinformation before the next science crisis, say University of Sydney researchers.
01 December 2021

Here's to the ladies that lunch

With the passing of American composer and lyricist, Stephen Sondheim, Sydney Conservatorium of Music's Dr Narelle Yeo reflects on the impact he made in creating powerful female characters.
01 December 2021

Bionic eye study progresses through trials

A bionic eye being developed by a team of biomedical researchers at the University of Sydney and UNSW has shown to be safe and stable for long-term implantation in a three-month study, paving the way towards human trials.
01 December 2021

University spin-out company Gelion lists on London Stock Exchange

Renewable energy storage company founded by Professor Thomas Maschmeyer has started trading on the London AIM market to take battery chemistry developed at the University of Sydney to the world.
01 December 2021

NYU and University of Sydney announce new partnership

Sydney and NYU students will study together, share courses and participate in a student exchange program.