Roofing materials that double as solar panels and can also moderate the temperature of buildings are among the next-generation building products being developed at UNSW.
An innovative cutting tool for the mining industry has won Engineering's Professor Liangchi Zhang UNSW's Inventor of the Year award.
The final space shuttle mission could mark the start of a new era of opportunity in space for Australia, says UNSW's Australian Centre for Space Engineering Research.
A bionic eye lab, liquid nitrogen ice cream and climbing the Harbour Bridge were among the highlights of the Indigenous Australian Engineering Summer School.
UNSW Engineering/Arts student Alice Lang is adding Rhodes Scholar to her already long list of achievements.
UNSW researchers have capped a stellar year with a swag of prestigious awards in science, medicine and engineering.
Professor Vassilios Agelidis, of UNSW's Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis argues nuclear power is not Australia's best energy option.
The world-record in solar cell efficiency, a new class of cancer drugs, and a low-energy system for irrigation have won three UNSW researchers Eureka prizes - Australia's most prestigious science awards.
Indigenous high school students, among them a skilled crocodile handler, are at UNSW to learn about a future in engineering.
In just six decades, UNSW has become one of Australia's top research-intensive universities. The latest issue of Uniken marks the University's 60 years of extraordinary achievement.