Professor Mari Velonaki is building a future where robots enhance humanity and have a positive impact on society, writes Susanna Smith.
For their outstanding research on psychological responses to trauma, recycling science, and nanomaterials, three UNSW scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
New jobs and investment for Australia's growing space industry are promised with the backing of the new space agency. It's hoped that all states and territories will benefit from a national approach.
Materials science PhD candidate Lorenzo Travaglini from Italy is the first recipient of a scholarship created by businessman Pietro Bergamaschi to repay UNSW's generosity to him as a young Italian immigrant.
With 36% of Australians projected to have myopia, or short-sightedness, by 2020, a new pilot campaign has been launched by optometrists to encourage early treatment.
By adapting pattern recognition techniques used to assess satellite images, scientists have devised a novel way to diagnose blinding eye diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.
Google's artificial intelligence demonstration was amusing, but raised an important question: do you have the right to know you are talking to a machine?
Michelle Simmons was awarded the fellowship for her pioneering work in the field of quantum computing.
Professor Russell Boyce, Director of UNSW Canberra Space, is delighted with government funding for a new Australian space agency in the 2018 federal budget.
Dr Kate Wilson, Scientia Education Fellow, Senior Lecturer at SEIT says the 2018 federal budget measures to encourage more women into STEMM are just a start.