Professor Mari Velonaki is building a future where robots enhance humanity and have a positive impact on society.

Read more

Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons was named 2018 Australian of the Year in recognition of her pioneering research and leadership in quantum computing. This is an edited version of the acceptance speech given by Professor Simmons at the Australian of the Year announcement ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra.

University news, research and staff updates: a world-first solar agreement, a world-first e-waste solution, a crucial step in maintaining our national security, the rebirth of the Roundhouse, and more.

Dani Cooper reports on a program backed by UNSW and the NSW Department of Education that places student teachers in rural and remote schools.

Professor Mari Velonaki is building a future where robots enhance humanity and have a positive impact on society, writes Susanna Smith.

Good educators know when they are not needed, says the Gonski Institute of Education’s newest recruit. By Wendy Frew.

The #metoo movement is triggering a re-assesment of entrenched attitudes to sexual harassment in the workplace.

Even as a long-time observer of financial markets, Dimity Kingsford Smith is surprised at what the banks are up to, writes Saffron Howden.

A student-led engineering project is bringing cleaner drinking water to Sri Lankan communities. By Penny Jones.

A UNSW outreach program in northern Uganda challenged prevailing attitudes to women’s health, writes Lucy Carroll.

Public toilets are making us miserable, so what can we do about it?

From growing up in a Malaysian village with no electricity to becoming one of Australia’s wealthiest people, Maha Sinnathamby learned the art of survival while studying at UNSW.

New books to snuggle up with for winter.