Science & Tech

Ben Newell

UNSW Sydney’s last Grand Challenge will focus on how humans can thrive in our contemporary, globalised world.

UNSW National Science week 2020

UNSW Sydney will celebrate the wonderful world of science with a range of digital events for the 2020 National Science Week.  

The Molecular Photonics Laboratories at UNSW Sydney

A world-first in light conversion has potential future implications for solar photovoltaics, biomedical imaging, drug delivery and photocatalysis.

Spin-orbit coupling of an electron in a lattice structure

A team led by UNSW scientists have significantly increased the coherence time of a spin-orbit qubit in silicon, allowing them to preserve quantum information for longer. These results open up a new pathway to scale silicon quantum computers.

Artificial reefs 12 months after installation

Man-made reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, UNSW researchers have found.

Cyber attack graphic

Beyond the obvious risk of financial loss, cyberattacks can weaken our trust in digital infrastructure – and by extension, our trust in public institutions, too.

Satellite image

UNSW researchers have been awarded CRC-P grants to develop a new space traffic management system and to make cell and gene therapy more affordable.

Wind turbines

New UNSW research has disproved the claim that the transition to renewable electricity systems will harm the global economy.

Hydrogen technologies

The new research centre will aid development of new cost-effective hydrogen technologies – placing Australia firmly at the forefront of the hydrogen economy.

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