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.
Investigating the rising popularity of psychology and the diverse career paths students follow is the focus of a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship awarded to Associate Professor Jacquelyn Cranney.
UNSW will lead new research to make solar generated electricity as cheap as coal-fired power following a $5 million grant from the Australian Solar Institute.
Heat stress would make life intolerable for humans in most currently inhabited regions on Earth if the worst-case global warming scenario was to happen, a new study finds.
Research shedding new light on the battle of the sexes has earned Professor Rob Brooks one of the Australian Academy of Science's highest accolades for an early-career researcher.
Rising research star, Associate Professor Nagarajan Valanoor, has been recognised for work which "puts Australia on the world map" in advanced materials development.
Projects to search for planets beyond our solar system and to better understand the impact of climate change on Australia's groundwater resources have won five Super Science Fellowships.
Rats use their whiskers much like we use fingertips to feel objects, processing sensations in the same part of the brain, a new study has found.