Detecting fake Android apps, developing wearable technology and alumni success, it’s all in this month’s edition of IGNITE.
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Welcome to the July 2019 edition of IGNITE. This month's edition features research into how we're detecting counterfeit Android apps, as well as developing wearable technology to better control devices and receive information.
Over 2,000 fake Android apps discovered
University of Sydney researchers analysed over one million Google Play apps and found over 2,000 counterfeit apps. Popular games such as Temple Run, Free Flow, and Hill Climb Racing were the most common targets for app impersonation. Read More >>

Technology delivering information at a touch

A University of Sydney computer scientist is developing wearable technology that could be used to control devices, receive information and even register sensation. Read More >>

It could pay to get personal at work

Sharing a bit more in the workplace can be both personally rewarding and beneficial suggests new research conducted by University of Sydney academics. Read More >>

Graduate soaring at aviation multinational

An initial industry placement at Thomas Global Systems has since evolved into an exciting career building cutting-edge aviation prototypes for one Leadership Scholarship graduate. Read More >>

Sydney rocketry team wins at Spaceport America Cup

The University of Sydney Rocketry Team have been named winners of their Spaceport America Cup intercollegiate rocketry competition division, having competed in the 10,000 feet commercial off-the-shelf category. Read More >>

Virtual AI team wins the beautiful game

Two sport savvy researchers from the University of Sydney and CSIRO Data61 with expertise spanning coding, data and complex systems have scored first place at one of the world's most prestigious robotics competitions. Read More >>

Australian space industry has a bright future

Led by the University of Sydney, CUAVA is working to train the next generation of workers in commercial space, solve vital research problems and develop a world-class Australian space industry. Read More >>
Discover how we prepare our future chemical and biomolecular for a career in water treatment, renewable energy and pharmaceuticals.
Upcoming Events
Research Conversazione
Date: 14 August 2019
Join us for this unique showcase of the latest engineering and computer science research being undertaken by staff and students from across the Faculty of Engineering. 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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