The University of New South Wales, (UNSW) was established in 1949 is located in Kensington, a suburb of Sidney, New South Wales, Australia. Today, the university has over 45,000 undergraduate, post-graduate and professional students. UNSW has a reputation for excellence in science and technology and expanded its scope to include a Faculty of Medicine and a Faculty of Law. The Lowy Cancer Research Center currently in the works will be the first center in Australia to test clinical treatments including drug therapies for cancer patients. UNSW is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.
New tool to help detect financial abuse of older Australians
A simple online tool to help bank staff combat rising financial abuse of vulnerable people has been developed, thanks to UNSW support.
Beautiful but a threat: Tropical fish invasion destroys kelp forests
The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass meadows, a new study concludes.
White dwarf star throws light on possible variability of a constant of Nature
An international team led by the University of New South Wales has studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test its controversial theory that one of the constants of Nature ...
Pairing up single atoms in silicon for quantum computing
(Phys.org) —Australian engineers detect in real-time the quantum spin properties of a pair of atoms inside a silicon chip, and disclose new method to perform quantum logic operations between two atoms.
Robots put to work on e-waste
UNSW researchers have programmed industrial robots to tackle the vast array of e-waste thrown out by Australians every year.
New method to distinguish between neighboring quantum bits may bring us closer to large-scale quantum computers
Researchers at the University of New South Wales have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits that are placed only a few nanometres apart in a silicon chip, taking them a step closer to the construction of ...
Weeds yet to reach their full potential as invaders after centuries of change
Weeds in the UK are still evolving hundreds of years after their introduction and are unlikely to have yet reached their full potential as invaders, UNSW Australia scientists have discovered.
Cave temperature study could improve climate change predictions
(Phys.org) —Researchers studying the hydrology of Wellington Caves in central NSW have made a discovery that challenges a key assumption used to reconstruct past climates from cave deposits.
Towards quantum Internet with combined optical and electrical technique
An Australian team led by researchers at the University of New South Wales has achieved a breakthrough in quantum science that brings the prospect of a network of ultra-powerful quantum computers - connected via a quantum ...
When it comes to robots, Australians are more trusting than Japanese
Australians place more trust in robots than their Japanese counterparts do, new research conducted by UNSW Australia's Creative Robotics Lab (CRL) has found.