Science & Tech

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UNSW researchers have taken out five NSW Premier’s Prizes for Science & Engineering for works spanning from ecosystem conservation to pancreatic cancer treatment. 

Makgadikgadi Pan

A landmark study pinpoints the birthplace of modern humans in southern Africa and suggests how past climate shifts drove their first migration.

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Associate Professor Jayashri Ravishankar, from UNSW School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, explains if rubber shoes and gloves really protect you from electric shock.

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UNSW Sydney’s Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Kate Crawford Wallace Wurth Lecture

Distinguished New York University (NYU) Research Professor returns to UNSW Sydney to discuss the anatomy of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and its social, environmental, economic and political implications.

Adriana Vergés | UNSW Emerging Thought Leader Prize Winner 2019

Associate Professor Adriana Vergés has been awarded the 2019 UNSW Emerging Thought Leader Prize for her creative and inspiring leadership in marine ecology.

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UNSW Sydney is number one in Australia for engineering and technology according to the 2020 Times Higher Education subject rankings

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We have not been able to develop an intelligence workforce that can keep up with the speed of advancing technologies and their threat to our national security.

Mike Archer

UNSW's Professor Mike Archer is the first Australian to win the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology​'s highest prize, the Romer-Simpson Medal.

Kaarin Anstey

Scientia Professor and UNSW SHARP Hire Kaarin Anstey believes involving people with diverse perspectives can lead to breakthroughs in ageing research, and that teamwork is crucial.  

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