Science & Tech

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Outstanding researchers at both ends of the career spectrum in the UNSW School of Physics - Adam Micolich and Victor Flambaum - have won two of Australia's most prestigious academic awards.

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A state-of-the-art solar cell pilot production line will be set up at UNSW under an agreement with one of the world's leading solar power industry suppliers, Roth & Rau AG.

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Cooperation between Australian and Chinese researchers on satellite disaster monitoring technology has been listed as a priority by China's Ambassador to Australia.

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Federal Industry Minister Kim Carr launched the UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology this week, hailing it as an important model for Australian collaborative research and development.

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Eleven finalists, four categories and amazing inventions all the way from benchtop to business. Who will win the 2009 NSi Inventor of the Year Awards?

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Ancient red river gums are dying in vast numbers due to water diversions from the Lachlan River in central NSW, according to a UNSW study.

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UNSW's School of Computer Science and Engineering has appointed Professor Gernot Heiser to the inaugural John Lions Chair in Computer Science.

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Scientia Professor Richard Bryant, a world-leading authority on post-traumatic stress, has received the 2008 Australian Psychological Society Award for Distinguished Contribution to Science.

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Padded headgear does not reduce the rate of concussion or head injury for rugby union players, a new UNSW study has found.

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UNSW's Injury Risk Management and Research Centre will invest close to a million dollars over the next three years to learn more about common driver errors.