UNSW Sydney engineers are developing new satellite technology that can be used to determine the state of the seas as well as a number of other useful applications.
Australia is always on the move thanks to continental drift, which means the mapped coordinates of any place can get out of line with any GPS locating system, write Chris Rizos and Donald Grant.
Australian GPs are failing in their attempts to help overweight or obese patients lose weight because they are mistaking low health literacy with a lack of motivation, according to new research.
UNSW space researchers will be able to improve technology that mitigates satellite navigation interference and make satellites cheaper, thanks to almost $600,000 in new federal funding.
The biggest barrier to getting more medical graduates in regional areas is the lack of rural placements for interns, and campaigns for new medical schools are a distraction, writes Dean of Medicine Peter Smith.
A smartphone app that doubles as a navigation aid is giving people with a visual impairment the confidence to explore.
An innovation that increases the accuracy of satellite navigation, including in GPS and smartphones, has caught the eye of international space agencies and delivered UNSW a major award.
Researchers have warned that GPS systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable to accidental interference or deliberate jamming, raising concerns about reliability and security.
Demand for professionals in geospatial technologies such as GPS is exploding as Australia faces a critical shortage of graduates, a UNSW researcher has warned.
UNSW researchers are developing an affordable solution to the problem of GPS navigation devices failing in tunnels and between tall buildings.