UNSW team rUNSWift have taken out the grand final 5-1 at RoboCup 2014 in Brazil. The team won every game in the standard platform division, scored 42 goals and conceded only 1 goal. After the final, they also went on to win the 'All-Stars vs Champions' match 4-2.
A team of UNSW students has broken a 26-year-old world speed record, establishing their Sunswift car as the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500km, on a single battery charge.
The UN has condemned “systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations” in North Korea. Hear former High Court judge Michael Kirby speak at UNSW about the political and human rights reality in the rogue state.
The evolutionary forces shaping bacteria, the fate of engineered nanoparticles in groundwater, and the psychology behind obsessive thinking and anger are among the research projects led by UNSW’s newest Future Fellows.
Opinion & Analysis
Back pain has never been a health or research priority, despite the fact that 25 per cent of Australians suffer from it, write Chris Maher, Ian Harris and Rachelle Buchbinder.
Australia has had an active civil space program since 1947 but has much to learn if it is to capture a bigger share of a growing billion dollar global space industry, write Barnaby Osborne, Andrew Dempster and Elias Aboutanios.
Are we inadvertently responsible for the high number of Australians dying through suicide in old age, asks Roderick McKay.