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The future of polymers in cancer drug delivery and the global shift in how we use the internet were the subjects of the latest in the 2017 UNSW Professorial Inaugural Lectures.

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A global tracker for gas cylinders, developed in just seven weeks by UNSW engineering students, has won the inaugural Maker Games and an all-expenses-paid trip to Silicon Valley.

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Industry giants submit their wicked problems, and engineering students solve them – with the winners going to Silicon Valley: that’s the premise of the Maker Games, a rapid prototyping competition headed for the finals this weekend. 

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A rear suspension failure has forced Sunswift Violet, designed and built by UNSW engineering students, to withdraw from the 2017 World Solar Challenge.

Professor Andrew Dempster and Dr Eamonn Glennon

The announcement that Australia will finally create its own space agency has opened the door for a long-held dream for many: a home-grown Australian astronaut.

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Sunswift Violet, designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, is on its way to Darwin to compete in the World Solar Challenge. 

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Protecting Australia's water by using satellites to collect local data is just one practical argument supporting the nation's need for a space agency, writes Andrew Dempster.

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Buried ice on Mars could be a water source for interplanetary visits of the future, write Sophia Casanova, Andrew Dempster and Serkan Saydam. 

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Sunswift Violet, a sleek four-seat sedan designed and built by engineering students at UNSW, will be unveiled at a media breakfast on Thursday, 19 September.

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UNSW engineers have invented a radical new architecture for quantum computing, based on novel ‘flip-flop qubits’, that promises to make the large-scale manufacture of quantum chips dramatically easier.

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