UNSW Engineering

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'Intelligent' shape-shifting propeller blade monitors its own performance and adapts to changing conditions in the water.

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With 30 academics included on the 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers, UNSW rises to second among Go8 universities.

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UNSW Sydney researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and biomedicine.

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The cement needed to make concrete – the most widely used man-made material – is a major source of global emissions. Researchers are working on a green replacement that could transform the sector.

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More than $7.25m supports projects to futureproof Australia from natural disasters and pioneering research partnerships.

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Forum will bring Australia’s space community together to shape a collective vision for the nation’s space endeavours.

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Qantas has faced calls to ground its entire fleet of Boeing 737s after cracks were found in three aircraft. But the incident is a threat to airlines' reputations rather than a real risk to passengers.

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UNSW's young engineers triumphed after a gruelling 3,000km journey from Darwin to Adelaide which took a heavy toll on other competitors.

Jianbo Tang and Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Liquid metal catalysts show great promise for capturing carbon and cleaning up pollutants, requiring so little energy they can even be created in the kitchen.

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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.

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