The $523,000 grant from the Human Performance Research network (HPRnet) will be used to develop technology to improve cognitive performance and resilience
Professor Mari Velonaki is the Director of the Creative Robotics Lab at UNSW Art & Design. Her research is in social robotics that can assist humans, including autistic children and the elderly.
Design has moved beyond the boundaries of a single object to solving problems that affect humanity, says UNSW Art & Design's Dr Andrew Yip.
UNSW Art & Design's Dr Eduardo B. Sandoval is a robotics researcher who investigates the social aspects of robots, and how they can improve everyday life.
More than 800 UNSW students have been inspired by a research station in outback NSW.
More than $7.25m supports projects to futureproof Australia from natural disasters and pioneering research partnerships.
Dr Patricia Flanagan, UNSW Art & Design researcher and lecturer, sees wearable technology as "a platform between inside and outside, rather than a body covering".
Dr Lindsay Kelley has received a grant to study three common biscuits and their links to war.
UNSW students will take on some of the world's brightest minds in solar car engineering when they leave Darwin on Sunday for the 15th Bridgestone World Solar Challenge.
UNSW Art & Design adjunct lecturers Dr Lily Hibberd and Bonney Djuric OAM have used images and the creative writing of former Parramatta Girls Home occupants to open up the difficult spaces of Australian child welfare legacies.