Improving bone implant outcomes, the future of Indonesia's capital and academic success, it’s all in this month’s edition of IGNITE.
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Welcome to the August 2019 edition of IGNITE. This month's edition features our research into developing a new plasma coating for bone implants with the aim of reducing complications, as well as the environmental feasibility of relocating Indonesia's capital to the island of Borneo.
Plasma coating developed to decrease bone implant rejections
One million Australians have undergone joint replacement surgery and the numbers are growing. University of Sydney researchers have developed a bone implant coating that could lead to improved implant outcomes. Read More >>

Is relocating Indonesia's capital feasible?

University of Sydney experts comment on the proposed plans by the Indonesian Government to relocate the country's capital to the island of Borneo. Read More >>

Research projects that could change the world

Autonomous vehicles, cochlear implants and gut microbiomes may seem like unrelated topics, but they all came together under one roof at the Faculty of Engineering's premier annual research event, Research Conversazione. Read More >>

Computer scientists recognised by their peers

Exceptional global contributions to the fields of services computing and distributed computing have seen two University of Sydney academics honoured with prestigious awards. Read More >>

Is FaceApp hoarding our data?

Understand the privacy concerns around how FaceApp processes facial images, and whether its amassing a database of user-submitted images for political purposes, under the guise of a light-hearted gameRead More >>

Find us on LinkedIn

The Faculty of Engineering’s dedicated Engineering and Computer Science page on LinkedIn is live! Follow us to stay up to date on our latest research, industry partnerships and events. Connect with us today! Read More >>

One student's vision to to build an automated future

The opportunity to study abroad at Tsinghua University and undertake work placements with several of China’s leading technology companies has bolstered one student’s desire to help shape Australia’s own growing AI industry. Read More >>

Academics announced as Eureka Prize finalists

University of Sydney academics with expertise spanning biomedical engineering and the Internet of Things are amongst those selected as category finalists in the 2019 Australian Museum's Eureka Prizes. Read More >>

Our new digital prospectus is now live

Our ‘My Course Guide’ is designed to help simplify the process of choosing an undergraduate degree by allowing future students to compare and shortlist the courses available to them in one place. Read More >>
Discover how we prepare our future electrical engineers for a career in renewable energy. telecommunications and the Internet of Things.
Upcoming Events
Dean's Lecture 2019
Date: 12 September 2019
The Faculty of Engineering invites you to attend "Digital Light: A Biography of the Pixel" presented by Dr Alvy Ray Smith, co-founder of Pixar and Altamira. Read More >>
Chemeca 2019
Date: 29 September–2 October 2019
Join leading industry and academics, including Conference Chair Professor Dianne Wiley, and explore the latest important insights and innovations relevant to chemical engineering. Read More >>

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