Innovation

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Australia has unique advantages when it comes to attracting the best and brightest and harnessing their talents, writes Merlin Crossley.

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The rest of the world is watching, government and industry leaders have been told, as UNSW ramps up commercial efforts to build a 10-qubit forerunner to a silicon-based quantum computer. 

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UNSW has launched a new program to give student entrepreneurs the edge when it comes to creating a business that will be successful in the Chinese marketplace.

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UNSW Sydney is delighted to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Eastland to the position of Director Entrepreneurship.

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A landmark agreement, signed today, will see $200 million invested in intellectual property developed by academics at nine universities in Australia and New Zealand, including UNSW Sydney.

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A UNSW team is encouraging new language learners to practise their conversation skills in a “safe” environment using virtual reality.

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Last April, in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, before the leaders of both China and Australia, UNSW Sydney signed contracts to host the first-ever Torch science and technology precinct outside China.

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UNSW graduate and inventor Nathan Adler has founded Surf Sense, a startup that's developing systems for measuring and predicting wave activity, including a wearable wave-detection device. 

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The new minister for science Arthur Sinodinos has some challenges ahead, but there is an opportunity to build on the foundations laid by his predcessors, writes Les Field.

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Our bumper Summer issue looks at the future of Sydney, a city beautiful one day, infuriating the next. What will it take to make Sydney smarter and more liveable, and at the same time ensure its citizens' interests are truly valued?

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