UNSW Engineering


Every year, some 18,000 engineering jobs need to be filled, and only 6,000 come from Australian graduates – the rest come from overseas. It’s one of the many reasons UNSW has turned to young women.


One of the scourges of hospital infections – biofilms formed by bacteria that stick to living tissue and medical instruments – can be tricked into dispersing with the targeted application of nanoparticles and heat.


It’s the perennial question of romantics and cardiologists alike – how do you mend a broken heart?


The Commonwealth Bank and the University of New South Wales have announced a $1.6 million, five-year partnership to develop a centre of expertise for cyber security education and research aimed at boosting the nation’s paucity of quality security engineering expertise.

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Australia faces an artificially intelligent invasion in 2019, when hundreds of robots descend on Sydney to battle for coveted RoboCup world titles. 

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Students are more likely to drop-out of online courses  – but not if the learning experience is well designed, writes Dror Ben-Naim.


A UNSW engineer has been recognised by the prestigious MIT Technology Review for his pioneering research building miniaturised systems that separate the rare cells of the human body.


Australian engineers have proven – with the highest score ever obtained – that a quantum version of computer code can be written and manipulated using two quantum bits in a silicon microchip, removing any doubt silicon can be the foundation for a powerful quantum computer.


A group of students has returned home from Harvard University’s prestigious BIOMOD championships, where they were placed in the Gold category for their innovative vaccine research .

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​Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has set the innovation challenge: now UNSW Engineering has launched 25 industry research fellowships to boost collaboration with business.