The discovery of a remarkable 15-million-year-old Australian fossil cave packed with even older animal bones has revealed almost the entire life cycle of a large prehistoric marsupial.
The next generation of international water professionals, who will deal with urgent issues such as growing populations and drought, have met at UNSW.
UNSW's excellence in science, engineering and environmental sustainability has been recognised with the award of three prestigious Australian Laureate Fellowships.
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.