UNSW and electric car services company Better Place have joined forces to get eco-friendly electric cars onto Australia's roads, starting with the Uni's own fleet.
A new course will be the first in Australia to teach the network engineering skills demanded by the National Broadband Network and other emerging technologies.
UNSW researchers will develop satellite technologies that will allow flooding, bushfires and earthquakes to be monitored in real time under a $4.7 million federal grant.
The discovery of a remarkable 15-million-year-old Australian fossil cave packed with even older animal bones has revealed almost the entire life cycle of a large prehistoric marsupial.
The next generation of international water professionals, who will deal with urgent issues such as growing populations and drought, have met at UNSW.
UNSW's excellence in science, engineering and environmental sustainability has been recognised with the award of three prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships.
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.
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.
Young UNSW biomedical engineer Dr Rylie Green is gaining national attention for her work on conductive plastics for the bionic implants of the future.
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.