Photovoltaic researchers at UNSW have secured more than $7 million from the first round of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency's Research and Development Program.
First year female enrolments in engineering at UNSW have increased from 20 to 22% this year, with the faculty on target to reach its goal of 25% by 2020.
New analysis by UNSW suggests that renewable investment is likely to be cheaper and lower risk for Australia.
A new partnership will unlock up to $50k in seed funding for UNSW-led technology startups.
Researchers have devised a computer program with the artificial intelligence to write its own fables.
UNSW researchers are hoping to revolutionise engineering design with cutting-edge, low-cost 3D gaming technology.
Germany may have won the football world cup but Australia has toppled them to win the robotic version, RoboCup 2014, in Brazil overnight.
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.
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.
Australia already has technically feasible scenarios to run the electricity industry on 100% renewable energy, without significantly affecting supply, writes Mark Diesendorf.