UNSW Engineering

Nervo

Twin sister–DJ duo NERVO have created a video clip to help draw more women into engineering.

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A program that will connect UNSW’s world-class researchers with young NSW innovators and businesses to develop their technologies for global markets has received $1 million in funding.

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UNSW has welcomed the decision to spare ARENA from dramatic funding cuts, allowing the agency to continue to support critical Australian research into new renewable energy and storage technologies.

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Despite a $500 million cut, the Australian Renewable Energy Agency has survived and can still help drive the renewable energy revolution, write Andrew Blakers and Richard Corkish.

asteroid

Large asteroid hits on Earth have the potential to wipe out humanity so knowing as much about them, including how to detect and deflect them, is vital, writes Michael Dello-Iacovo.

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UNSW graduate Narelle Underwood has become the first female Surveyor General in Australia.

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Australia and the international community need more young people with STEM backgrounds to take an interest in politics, says UNSW student Sam Johnson, who just returned from the 2016 Youth 20 Summit in China.

Cyber Security

When it comes to computer security, there’s no silver bullet. There’s no way to be certain that a system can never be hacked. Cybercrime affects everybody.

Selena Griffith

Selena Griffith, UNSW Engineering’s new Scientia Experience Manager, is helping students build entrepreneurial skills and a love of hands-on learning.

Voting

A computerised system is being used for the first time in the 2016 election count for the Senate, and only part of its process is open to scrutiny, write Roland Wen and Richard Buckland.

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