The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.
Most Australians believe climate change is happening now and is caused by human activity, according to preliminary results from a new national survey.
A functioning bionic eye is a step closer to reality after the federal government awarded $42 million in funding to a consortium including leading UNSW researchers.
A UNSW graduate engineer helping develop smart grid technologies for NSW has been named Australia's Young Professional Engineer of the Year.
UNSW will boost its strength nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success the latest round of federal government infrastructure grants.
UNSW will boost its strength in nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success in the latest round of federal government infrastructure grants.
Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard officiated at the start of work on UNSW's landmark new research centre, the Tyree Energy Technologies Building.
Climate change is accelerating beyond expectations and urgent emissions reductions are required, according to a new report by some of the world's top climate scientists.
An extra 600,000 megalitres of water needs to be returned to the Murray River to avert an environmental disaster in its lower reaches, a scientific review has found.
A new approach to harnessing small-scale solar power could deliver higher levels of efficiency in portable power sources.