Students from the School of Architecture, Design and Planning were asked to apply natural processes to real-world challenges.
They developed a smart insole made from mushroom spores, containing electronic microprocessors to monitor foot health.
Microscopic PM2.5 particulate matter is responsible for more than 4 million premature deaths a year.
Paracetamol only had evidence of modest effectiveness as a pain reliever for four conditions studied: knee or hip osteoarthritis; tension headache; perineal pain after childbirth; and craniotomy (removal of part of the skull).
Twenty-two ASX-listed financial companies, including the ‘big four’ banks and popular consumer credit provider Afterpay, are largely failing to manage the risk of potential human rights breaches.
Written by researchers at the Sydney Law School, the 2020 Financial Services Human Rights Benchmark Report, the first of its kind worldwide, assessed the performance of 22 financial companies against six human rights categories: privacy and information; anti-discrimination; economic security; health and safety; voice and participation; and right to remedy.
Jane Austen read her novels aloud to her family and friends.
In her PhD thesis, Ruth Wilson proposed we do the same in our classrooms, so students learn to savour the feel of the words in their mouths and the sound of the words in their heads.
A Faculty of Engineering PhD researcher is developing a cancer and serious disease-detecting biomedical probe that can be made from the juice of rancid oranges.
The nanobiosensor – a tiny probe that uses fluorescence to signal cells' pH in terms of their acidity or alkalinity – detects whether cells are at risk, or in the early stages of cancer or other serious diseases.
Astronomers are now searching for more evidence of what type of object could be emitting them.
His research found the treatment of common gum inflammation during pregnancy was linked with reduced risk of preterm birth and low birth weight in babies.
The ability to see and hear family, friends and colleagues using digital devices is now part of our daily lives.
Dr Zhanwei Hou from the Faculty of Engineering is going one step further by developing ultra-fast communication that facilitates Tactile Internet, a technology he hopes might one day allow users to touch via the internet.
Co-sponsored by the Crescent Foundation, the guide drew on her earlier research showing refugees, once settled at work, had high productivity and low turnover rates.