Science & Tech

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UNSW's excellence in science, engineering and environmental sustainability has been recognised with the award of three prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships.

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UNSW's action androids have made it to the grand final of the world's biggest robot soccer competition - only to be knocked out by a team from Germany.

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UNSW scientists have confirmed the discovery of Australia's most northerly fossil site - deposits of the precious mineral amber that contain a treasure trove of ancient life.

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Young UNSW biomedical engineer Dr Rylie Green is gaining national attention for her work on conductive plastics for the bionic implants of the future.

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UNSW industrial design graduate Sam Adeloju has won a silver medal in the country's premier student design awards for a lifesaving device with truly far-reaching capabilities.

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Research investigating how waves will affect our coastline as a result of climate change has won Louise Gates the Sydney Water Gold Medal.

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UNSW engineering researchers are going up against the world's best in a US$1.6 million contest to develop the next generation of military robots.

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Almost two million years ago, early humans began eating food such as crocodiles, turtles and fish - a diet that could have played an important role in the evolution of human brains and our footsteps out of Africa, according to new research.

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For his breakthrough work in tackling vision impairment, Professor Brien Holden has been awarded the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Award for Africa.

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UNSW scientists have taken a quantum leap into a new era of computing power by building the world's smallest transistor with just seven atoms.

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