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The robot revolution helping farmers, high-resolution beam development and academic success, it’s all in this month’s edition of IGNITE.
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Welcome to the March 2019 edition of IGNITE. Enjoy the latest news on industry partnerships, research, outstanding students and alumni success across the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.
The robot revolution that will help farmers all over the world
A new breed of robots is set to transform farming, from weeding and spraying crops to taking care of cattle. The technology will make agriculture more productive and sustainable, helping farmers survive and thrive. Read More >>

Sydney signs deal with Japanese space start-up

Japanese launch company, Space BD, has announced its first overseas agreement with the ARC Training Centre for CubeSats, Uncrewed Aerial Vehicles and their Applications (CUAVA), at the University of Sydney. Read More >>

Academic recognised for excellence in data mining

Artificial intelligence expert Professor Dacheng Tao has been recognised for excellence in data mining by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Read More >>

New funding for hi-res beam development

University of Sydney photonics engineers have received an Australian Research Council Linkage Project grant to partner with Thales Australia and develop integrated optical phased arrays for light detection and ranging. Read More >>

University of Sydney women lead the way

What makes a good leader? Six of the University's leaders, including Professor Dianne Wiley, share the view from the top – and the advice they would offer aspiring female leaders. Read More >>

Diamonds are a nano-researcher's best friend

Ongoing University of Sydney research suggests nanodiamonds could revolutionise medical imaging and drug delivery by changing the way we see the laws of physics. Read More >>

Prestigious title awarded for marine robotics

Professor Stefan Williams has been recognised by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers for research excellence in the field of oceanographic survey and marine robotics. Read More >>

World-beating results in QS subject rankings

The QS 2019 Subject Rankings rated two University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally and 30 subjects in the top 50 globally. Read More >>
Our Master of Complex Systems is the only degree of its kind in the southern hemisphere, designed to equip professionals with skills in quantitative modelling and computational simulation of system dynamics.
Upcoming Events
TEDxYouth@Sydney
Date: 4 April 2019

University of Sydney alumnus James Alexander, co-founder of INCUBATE, will be amongst the speakers at TEDxYouth@Sydney, sponsored by the University of Sydney. Read More >>
BioEngineering Innovation Outreach Challenge
Date: 15 April 2019

High school students can register for this unique mentoring program designed to pair them with world-leading researchers in order to tackle some of today's biggest medical challenges. Read More >>

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