UNSW Engineering

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When the Opal Tower at Sydney Olympic Park started cracking, residents were fearful their home was falling down around them. Lachlan Gilbert asked the Dean of Engineering, Mark Hoffman, about his leadership of the investigation into the building’s structural integrity.

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A proposal for 270m tall wind turbines on Robbins Island in Tasmania has ruffled some feathers – but here's why towering turbines are here to stay.

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For this year's Sydney Vivid festival UNSW Engineering, Built Environment and Art & Design students cooked up a two-tonne treat  – an eight-by-eight meter Celestial Pancake that is suspended from the ceiling of Sydney’s Overseas Passenger Terminal.

Nanomedicine

The new sensor can detect very low concentrations of cancer markers in blood tests and is among new technologies to be presented at the 10th annual International Nanomedicine Conference.

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UNSW's Thorsten Trupke and Robert Bardos were honoured for their breakthrough technology improving the quality of solar cells.

Vivid Sydney 2019

UNSW students and staff showcase their passion, talents and imagination at Vivid Sydney 2019, with four installations that will encourage visitors to wonder and dream.

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A new project to develop an unprecedented capability in quantum computing – a 'noise-cancelling headphone' for quantum computers – is set to increase the stability of fragile quantum building blocks, or qubits.

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Researchers from UNSW Engineering are harnessing new technologies to help build Australia’s space future.

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Smart farming technology and bringing Sydney Rock Oyster reefs back from extinction are other successful projects.

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Ian Turner is internationally regarded for his work on protecting our coastlines. Now, he sees supporting gender equity as his next important challenge.

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