Science & Tech

Lauren Fuge

Lauren Fuge wins the 2022 UNSW Press Bragg Prize for Science Writing.

A human hand half made of a futuristic-looking prosthetic

A multi-disciplinary team at UNSW has found a way to convert nerve impulses into light, opening the way for more scalable neural implants.

Veena Sahajwalla Clunies Research Award Winner

UNSW Sydney's Veena Sahajwalla has received one of Australia’s most prestigious research awards for her globally recognised waste transformation technologies.

Martin Green

Scientia Professor Martin Green is the first Australian to win the prestigious Millennium Technology Prize for transforming the production of solar energy.

solar panels in bright and warm sunlight seen from above

The world’s solar panels rely on technology pioneered in Australia. Now our researchers are working on ultra-low-cost, high efficiency solar cells.

dead fish float in water of the menindee lakes

Climate change shouldn’t be used as a 'get out-of jail free' card to excuse bad decision-making and poor planning decisions.

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Researchers find the water flow decline on Australia’s iconic river is due to water management failures rather than climate change.

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Packaging local bacteria together with the seeds of native plants could replenish the vegetation of ‘dryland’ ecosystems.

computer system

The recent MyDeal incident is the third major incident affecting Australians. We need the community’s confidence back in our cyber capabilities, say UNSW experts.

a flooded farm from the loddon river in serpentine victoria

Farmers need help to adapt as weather extremes worsen.

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