UNSW Engineering

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An innovative 'Resilience Index' that measures the ability of communities to cope with natural disasters, developed by two UNSW Engineering students, has won first-prize in a national competition to address the challenges of climate extremes.

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UNSW has again dominated the annual Top 100 Most Influential Engineers in Australia with 22 researchers and alumni appearing on this year's list.

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Wind turbines do produce noise and infrasound – but the link to ill-health is far from clear and requires more investigation, writes Con Doolan.

Nathan Adler

A giant robotic PacMan game with glowing LED adorned ghosts, designed and built by UNSW students, will feature in the Vivid Sydney light festival. The game will be on display in Martin Place from 22-24 May and from 29-31 May. 

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UNSW aerospace engineering student Solange Cunin has a plan to make access to space easier and more affordable, and boost Australia’s nascent space industry in the process.

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A giant robotic Pac-Man game with glowing LED adorned ghosts, designed and built by UNSW students, will feature in Sydney’s Vivid light festival.

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UNSW engineering students have launched a high-altitude balloon from Warrumbungle National Park, in central NSW, as part of a global challenge to capture data and images from the edge of space.

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Claire-Elise Green will use a CSIRO scholarship awarded in memory of four scientists killed in a helicopter crash to travel to Germany to further her PhD research into how stars are born.

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A world-first online simulator that allows students to manufacture a solar wafer from scratch and race for maximum efficiencies has been launched, extending UNSW’s global leadership in the field.

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It is synonymous with an Aussie summer but the humble backyard hose could be a breeding ground for legionella bacteria, UNSW research has found.

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