Technological innovations present massive opportunities for the construction industry if we shift our economy and skills-base to take advantage of them, writes Martin Loosemoore.

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Economics students at UNSW get to master a video game as part of their degree program, writes Peter Wells.


Foreign competition could force the Australian construction sector to adopt robotic construction processes both off and on site, argues Martin Loosemoore.


UNSW has joined an Australia-first pilot program to improve the promotion and retention of women in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine.


UNSW is hosting Power of Engineering – a full day of events, talks, workshops and hands-on activities for 160 girls in Years 9 and 10.

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Engaging on the internet has become a very different experience for women compared to men, writes Emma A. Jane.

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The predicted demise of print as we know it appears premature, especially when it comes to the joys of a good old-fashioned book.

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Tech-loving snowboarders and skiers will get a head start with the world’s first intelligent snow sports helmet, created by three UNSW graduates.

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If we want to secure Australia’s future prosperity, challenging the stereotype of the scientist as a man in a white lab coat is a good place to start, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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Li Zhao, a PhD student visiting from China for the Go8-C9 research forum, believes high-tech gadgetry can solve many of the problems of ageing populations.