Science & Tech

Professors Paul Curmi and Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

The American Association for the Advancement of Science has recognised UNSW academics for their contributions to the scientific enterprise.

Life savers in a surf rescue boat attempt a rescue in rough surf

Beach safety education needs to be better targeted at multi-cultural Australian migrant communities if drownings are to be avoided.

Asaad Serwan, Andrea Morello and Mateusz Mądzik among their quantum computing equipment

UNSW Sydney-led research paves the way for large silicon-based quantum processors for real-world manufacturing and application.

Asaad Serwan, Andrea Morello and Mateusz Mądzik among their quantum computing equipment

UNSW Sydney-led research paves the way for large silicon-based quantum processors for real-world manufacturing and application.

Citizen scientists looking at leaves on a tree

UNSW scientists hope the Big Bushfire BioBlitz will build on the 17,500 observations submitted to the Environment Recovery Project.

Firefighter preparing to battle incoming fire

In this era of mega-fires, diverse strategies are urgently needed so we can safely live with fire.

Urban development

Building underground can solve problems for city planners, but UNSW expert Dr Asal Bidarmaghz warns that planning is needed to ensure subterranean solutions are sustainable.

Tasmanian devil stepping out of a hessian bag

They are the only known scavengers in the world to have picky diets.

Waratah

A UNSW PhD candidate has led the mapping of the floral emblem of NSW, the waratah.

toby walsh

By 2062, experts estimate that we will have created machines as intelligent as humans. Already AI has become so integrated into our everyday lives that it’s often hard to detect… from home robots to smartphones telling you the fastest route home at the press of a button. 

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