Science & Tech

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StarCraft II is the latest complex game to be conquered by artificial intelligence. But if robots now reign supreme at virtual war, where does that leave us when it comes to real conflict?

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Dingo or just wild dog? A new study busts the misconception that pure dingoes are extinct in NSW – and finds several ‘dingo hotspots’ around the state.

Chee Mun Chong

Chee Mun Chong left UNSW holding an efficiency record for solar cells that was still standing when he returned as an academic 20 years later.

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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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