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23 June 2021

Sydney academics and alumni named 2021 Fulbright Scholars

From biomedical engineering to river science, academics and alumni of the University of Sydney have been awarded Fulbright Scholarships.
23 June 2021

Is the bench spying on you? 'Smart' street furniture, analysed

WiFi-enabled furniture - like benches, kiosks, and bus stops - that collects and generates data, is arriving in Australia. Three University of Sydney researchers analysed the risks and rewards this development entails.
23 June 2021

Recycling robot could help solve soft plastic waste crisis

Engineering researchers are developing a unique method to increase the recycling of soft plastics by creating a smart robot that can identify, sort and separate different types of recyclable waste.
22 June 2021

'A poem can provide a moment of calm contemplation'

Dr Sarah Holland-Batt is the 2021 Judy Harris Writer in Residence. She the first poet to undertake the residency, awarded to a writer who explores health-related themes.
18 June 2021

Sydney researchers receive prestigious NHMRC awards

University of Sydney researchers have been honoured at the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Research Excellence Awards.
17 June 2021

Parent-inclusive autism treatment to go national

In line with the program's aims, families who trialled ParentWorks-Spectrum reported significantly lower child behaviour difficulties, improved child social-communication skills, and reduced parental anxiety, stress, and depression.
16 June 2021

Queen's Birthday Honours celebrates University community

Outstanding members of the University of Sydney community have been recognised in the 2021 Queen's Birthday Honours.
15 June 2021

$6.7m funding boost to reduce medication harm

University of Sydney pharmacy researchers have received over $6.5 million in federal government funding to help osteoporosis sufferers and people at risk of chronic kidney disease, and to develop a system to help pharmacists and GPs work better together.
11 June 2021

Realising the aspiration of 30-minute cities in Australia

Researchers from the University of Sydney's School of Architecture, Design and Planning have used new data sources and tools to develop a novel framework that could be the key to realising Australia's ambition of 30-minute cities.
11 June 2021

Air conditioning unnecessary in majority of heatwave conditions globally

Most of Asia, Europe, North America and South America have never experienced heatwave conditions that would prohibit electric fans from being a safe, effective and clean alternative to air conditioning, finds a new study.