Science & Tech

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For their outstanding research on psychological responses to trauma, recycling science, and nanomaterials, three UNSW scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

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New jobs and investment for Australia's growing space industry are promised with the backing of the new space agency. It's hoped that all states and territories will benefit from a national approach.

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Materials science PhD candidate Lorenzo Travaglini from Italy is the first recipient of a scholarship created by businessman Pietro Bergamaschi to repay UNSW's generosity to him as a young Italian immigrant.

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With 36% of Australians projected to have myopia, or short-sightedness, by 2020, a new pilot campaign has been launched by optometrists to encourage early treatment.

 

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By adapting pattern recognition techniques used to assess satellite images, scientists have devised a novel way to diagnose blinding eye diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration.

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Google's artificial intelligence demonstration was amusing, but raised an important question: do you have the right to know you are talking to a machine?

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Michelle Simmons was awarded the fellowship for her pioneering work in the field of quantum computing.

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Professor Russell Boyce, Director of UNSW Canberra Space, is delighted with government funding for a new Australian space agency in the 2018 federal budget.

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Dr Kate Wilson, Scientia Education Fellow, Senior Lecturer at SEIT says the 2018 federal budget measures to encourage more women into STEMM are just a start.

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Fossil remains of a new pigeon species which was related to the extinct dodo and lived 16-19 million years ago, before becoming extinct in a period of global cooling, have been unearthed in New Zealand

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