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.
Research investigating how waves will affect our coastline as a result of climate change has won Louise Gates the Sydney Water Gold Medal.
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.
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.
For his breakthrough work in tackling vision impairment, Professor Brien Holden has been awarded the Schwab Social Entrepreneur Award for Africa.
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.
The risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands could be eliminated by a new quantum communication process that delivers unprecedented security.