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16 October 14

The challenges and opportunities posed by offering students tailored learning experiences through greater use of educational technology will be the focus of a major international conference at UNSW 23–24 October.

UNSW Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla
16 October 14

Waste tyres diverted from landfill by UNSW ‘green steel’ technology could reach as high as the International Space Station.

16 October 14

Jean Tirole, this year's winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics, has deepened our understanding of how markets actually work, and provided policymakers with a playbook for how to make them work better, writes Richard Holden.

15 October 14

The molecular mysteries that allow cancers, viruses and autoimmune diseases to dodge the body’s defence mechanisms will come under the microscope at a new ARC Centre of Excellence.

15 October 14

Inadequate guidelines for personal protective equipment may be to blame for health care workers contracting Ebola outside West Africa, writes Raina McIntyre.

14 October 14

The UNSW program that introduces thousands of disadvantaged school students to the world of university is celebrating after receiving a $250,000 “surprise” grant from Google.

14 October 14

A dramatic increase in the amount of time that data can be stored on a single atom means silicon could once again play a vital role in the development of super-fast computers, write Andrea Morello and Andrew Dzurak.

14 October 14

A new range of condoms coated with an antimicrobial chemical are unlikely to offer any more protection from STIs than your average condom, writes Bridgit Haire.

14 October 14

A team of UNSW engineering students has been officially recognised as the new world record holders for the fastest electric vehicle over a distance of 500 kilometres.

13 October 14

Transforming poor communities through research into social business and health is the aim of a new agreement between UNSW and Nobel peace laureate Muhammad Yunus.