The new Australian Centre for Sustainable Mining Practices at UNSW will use advanced technologies such as 3-D simulation to assist the long-term viability of the mining industry.
Researchers have achieved a breakthrough in quantum communications and computing using a teleporter and a paradoxical cat.
Increased sustainability in steel production could result from a new research agreement signed by one of the world's top steel producers and four Australian universities.
High school students will embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers, thanks to UNSW's Pathways to Space project.
UNSW researchers have unveiled the microchip which is expected to power Australia's first bionic eye.
Four UNSW researchers have been honoured by being elected to the Australian Academy of Science, the highest number for any university in this round.
China's Minister for Science and Technology, His Excellency Dr Wan Gang, has praised Australia's commitment to innovative technological research during a visit to UNSW.
The situation in Japan has raised some serious questions about modern disaster response capabilities, says Associate Professor Dale Dominey-Howes.
Breakthrough Australian research to diagnose and treat mental health problems in kids is being held back by a lack of funding, says a leading specialist in child psychology.
Researchers have warned that GPS systems are becoming increasingly vulnerable to accidental interference or deliberate jamming, raising concerns about reliability and security.