China's Minister for Science and Technology, His Excellency Dr Wan Gang, has praised Australia's commitment to innovative technological research during a visit to UNSW.
A painting featuring pioneering UNSW solar cell researcher Martin Green is in contention for one of Australia's biggest art prizes.
Cate Blanchett's Sydney Theatre Company is installing Australia's largest-capacity solar power system using technology developed by UNSW.
Scientia Professor Stuart Wenham has been awarded one of the most distinguished accolades in solar cell research, the William R. Cherry Award.
Power from the sun could become more affordable following a breakthrough by UNSW scientists, who have boosted the efficiency of solar cell technology.