Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering

Close-up of an elephant using its trunk to grip and eat food

An invention similar to an elephant’s trunk has potential benefits for many industries where handling delicate objects is essential, say the UNSW researchers who developed it.

Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina, Ewa Goldys, Merlin Crossley

Pioneering researchers recognised for excellence in three award categories.

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UNSW engineers have invented a soft wearable device which simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential for medical, industrial and entertainment applications.

ARC Linkage Grants UNSW

UNSW researchers have been awarded $2,571,992 across seven projects in the latest round of the government’s Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants. 

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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. 

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The tissue normally discarded during routine hip replacements could be a rich new source of adult stem cells for use in regenerative medicine, UNSW-led research has found.