UNSW Medical Robotics Lab

Close-up of an elephant using its trunk to grip and eat food

An invention similar to an elephant’s trunk has potential benefits for many industries where handling delicate objects is essential, say the UNSW researchers who developed it.

A human hand hovers over a field of wheat

UNSW engineers have invented a soft wearable device which simulates the sense of touch and has wide potential for medical, industrial and entertainment applications.