A student developing software to help robots navigate has won the Faculty of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Research.
The profile of people living with HIV in Australia is set to change significantly over the next decade, UNSW modelling shows.
Medical researchers have for the first time shown a link between a father's high fat diet at the time of conception and a risk of diabetes in his offspring.
Australia has reported its highest number of HIV infections since the early 1990s but cases of most other sexually transmitted and blood-borne infections have dropped, data shows.
Architecture students have given Sydney a new take on sustainable construction by building a pavilion made from 2000 recycled cardboard tubes in the heart of the city.
Results from research led by Professor Catharine Lumby show that NRL players' attitudes to sexual assault victims are changing.
Criticising judges and 'scandalising the courts' is a criminal offence. Law student Eli Fisher thinks that should change - and it's an argument that's won him a major media law medal.
UNSW researchers have won five of this year's ten NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards, with psychologist Michelle Moulds named as the overall winner for her work on depression.
Despite moves towards gender equality, women are still spending six more hours a day than men on household chores and childcare, according to research by Associate Professor Lyn Craig.
The proposal to scale back water use in the Murray-Darling Basin by more than a third puts the nation at the forefront of international water conservation efforts, says Professor Richard Kingsford.