Science & Tech

Alexandra Bennett inside

UNSW graduate engineer Alexandra Bennett has won recognition for a student project focused on helping drought-proof Australia's farms.

Badmood inside

There's an upside to feeling down when the weather is gloomy: your memory is far more accurate than it is on bright and sunny days, a UNSW study suggests.

Climate change inside

The increases in temperature extremes Australia faces this century due to climate change will not be quite as large as some have feared, according to a new study by UNSW researchers.

Richard Buckland inside

High school students are getting a head start on university-level computing studies through an innovative online lecture project.

Ori inside

A brilliant search engine tool developed at UNSW by former PhD student Ori Allon is now helping millions of people with their Google searches every day.

Adam micolich inside

Outstanding researchers at both ends of the career spectrum in the UNSW School of Physics - Adam Micolich and Victor Flambaum - have won two of Australia's most prestigious academic awards.

Solar Institute inside

A state-of-the-art solar cell pilot production line will be set up at UNSW under an agreement with one of the world's leading solar power industry suppliers, Roth & Rau AG.

Chinese Ambassador inside

Cooperation between Australian and Chinese researchers on satellite disaster monitoring technology has been listed as a priority by China's Ambassador to Australia.

Smart inside

Federal Industry Minister Kim Carr launched the UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology this week, hailing it as an important model for Australian collaborative research and development.

Inventor web

Eleven finalists, four categories and amazing inventions all the way from benchtop to business. Who will win the 2009 NSi Inventor of the Year Awards?