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Veena Sahajwalla

Waste has got a bad reputation. But when we hold our noses as we scuttle past the bin, we are passing by a world of opportunities. In material science, the idea of a used can, a discarded tyre or a smashed iPhone is a gateway to an untapped world of new products.

UNSW Winners of the 2022 Eureka Prize Awards

Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla, Professor Raina MacIntyre, The Environment Recovery Project and researchers from the Garvan Institute of Medical Research have all received prestigious 2022 Eureka Prize awards.

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It’s one of the biggest dates on the University’s calendar, so here’s a rundown of the highlights and festivities on offer.

a group of happy employees have a discussion in an open plan workspace

Mentem by UNSW will give business and government agencies access to the University’s diverse portfolio of education programs to upskill and reskill their workforces.

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UNSW and partners launch a data-driven toolkit that rapidly calculates property valuations to inform urban development.

Solar panelsA UNSW project that will unlock the full potential of low-cost solar cells through thea new type of material called “perovskites” has received funding in the latest round of Linkage Projects. Photo: Shutterstock.

Projects include unlocking the full potential of low-cost solar cells, determining fossilisation processes of a rare fossil site, and improving the effectiveness of child and family services.

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A new participation target will open the door to higher education for thousands of under-represented students from across the country.

The funding will help the Sydney Institute of Marine Science restore Sydney Harbour at a scale rarely seen before.

Red diplomatic passport of Australia against the background of different passports of the world

The tailored language and cultural program will prepare the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade diplomats for overseas postings. 

Vice Chancellor and President of UNSW, Professor Brungs, Professor Claire Annesley, Dean of UNSW Arts, Design & Architecture and Minister for Cities Rob Stokes

The Institute brings together diverse perspectives, expertise and experiences to solve the biggest challenges facing our cities. 

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