A teaching partnership with Imperial College London has given the first students in UNSW's nuclear engineering masters program access to experts including Britain's Chief Scientific Adviser to its Foreign Service, Robin Grimes.
The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson.
Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Used by more than 400 educational institutions worldwide, eLearning software developed at UNSW has raised $10 million from investors to go global.
Simulating the behaviours of individuals is the key to designing better transport policies in our cities and towns, an international symposium hosted by UNSW has been told.
Could NSW's future power demands be met with renewable energy? UNSW water engineers think pumped hydro storage holds the key.
Engineering student Jiefei Wang spent four weeks in India, helping to provide solar power to the urban poor. He documented his work in a photo essay.
The construction of two large-scale solar photovoltaic power plants in NSW could be the tipping point for Australia's renewable energy industry, writes Vassilios Agelidis.
New 'lab-on-a-chip' devices could be made in seconds and at very low cost with a new manufacturing process developed by UNSW PhD candidate Ryan Pawell.
Remote sensing satellites have advantages over conventional air and sea searches and could play a key role in locating the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, writes Linlin Ge.