Delivering the inaugural Sir William Tyree Energy Lecture at UNSW, former Environment Minister Professor Robert Hill says the Renewable Energy Target needs a greater focus on encouraging technological breakthroughs.
Australians trust robots more than do the Japanese, rating the androids higher for likeability and intelligence, research by UNSW's Creative Robotics Lab has found.
Arts/Law graduate Sean Lau will explore the role of Christian ethics in public issues like responses to child abuse and climate change as the state’s newest Rhodes Scholar
A database developed at UNSW aims to identify the estimated 6,000 Irish-born enlistments in the Australian Army during WWI.
Premier Mike Baird has opened Stage One of a $80 million cancer treatment and research centre that will bring together elite researchers and clinicians in one building.
Opinion & Analysis
The RET has been so successful it will easily achieve 28% by 2020. That means we should be setting higher, more ambitious targets, writes Stephen Bygrave.