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Researchers at UNSW Sydney have been selected by Sydney Water to test the capability of their patented optical technology to detect leaks, which could save billions of gallons of water annually.

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Network providers could revolutionise how they manage changing loads on their networks, making life a lot better for internet users, thanks to technology being developed by UNSW researchers. 

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Two research teams working in the same UNSW laboratories have created quantum bits that offer parallel pathways for building quantum computers in silicon.

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A YouTube series on quantum mechanics starring electrical engineer Andrea Morello has attracted almost 130,000 views in its first fortnight.

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A team of UNSW engineering students has created a robotic couch that can move in any direction and be controlled using an Xbox gamepad.

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A teaching partnership with Imperial College London has given the first students in UNSW's nuclear engineering masters program access to experts including Britain's Chief Scientific Adviser to its Foreign Service, Robin Grimes.

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The construction of two large-scale solar photovoltaic power plants in NSW could be the tipping point for Australia's renewable energy industry, writes Vassilios Agelidis.

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The recent Australian heatwave that saw some electricity consumers lose supply was a sobering reminder that we need to provide and use energy more sustainably, writes Hugh Outhred. 

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Progress in the research to build the components of quantum computers allows us to teach the discipline in a more hands-on style. This couldn't have been done 15 years ago, writes Andrea Morello. 

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The Australian Energy Market Operator's determination that 100 per cent renewable energy is feasible carries a hefty credibility, writes Jenny Riesz. 

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