Science & Tech

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UNSW students and engineers are using human-centred engineering to help provide electricity to off-grid rural communities in Fiji.

Mark Hoffman

A three-point action plan from UNSW's Mark Hoffman proposes ways to increase tech skills in the Australian workforce and reduce our reliance on imported expertise.

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Women invest more time and attention in appearance enhancement if they live in economically unequal environments - a phenomenon driven by status anxiety, according to a new study.

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Dementia screening could be as easy as using a smartphone app that listens to elderly people speak.

Raphael Grzebieta

UNSW Professor Raphael Grzebieta receives Lifetime Research Award at the 2019 National Transport Research Awards.

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'Intelligent' shape-shifting propeller blade monitors its own performance and adapts to changing conditions in the water.

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Extreme fire risk will overlap with weather patterns to create fire tornadoes more often under climate change.

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Professor Thorsten Trupke, from UNSW School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, explains how glow-in-the-dark paint works.

Melbourne

A fairer, greener and more prosperous Australia is possible – so long as political leaders don't focus just on economic growth.

Light rays

UNSW Sydney researchers have successfully merged 3D/4D printing with a chemical process to produce “living” resin, which has huge potential for fields as diverse as recycling and biomedicine.

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