Wearable devices to remotely manage patient chronic conditions are set to become available for the medical profession as part of an Australian first.
Malcolm Turnbull’s cabinet reshuffle demotes science to assistant ministry and disappoints peak body, Science & Technology Australia.
AI is disrupting even non-tech industries with an automation revolution. Experts urge us to focus on the human skills that give us an edge if we want to thrive in the AI future.
Drones could soon be saving lives autonomously with UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) tech that can deliver aid and lift people to safety.
UNSW will be home to the first Torch Innovation Precinct outside China, the new Australian technology park.
An international project to study Earth’s poorly understood thermosphere uses a swarm of satellites – two of which were built at UNSW.
Led by the legendary Martin Green, UNSW’s photovoltaic researchers have toppled world records in solar cell design again and again. But they ain’t done yet.
Bacterial biofilms are a major problem in medicine: tough, toxic and nearly indestructible. But Cyrille Boyer thinks he’s found a way to beat them.
In the space race of the 21st century, Australia is betting it all on a key group of researchers and their elegant designs for a silicon quantum computer.
Developing research excellence in Indigenous affairs requires a commitment to collaborate with communities at every stage of the research.
Growth Centres are drawing together multiple stakeholders to help commercialise groundbreaking research. The ingredients for successful collaboration are now emerging, Susan Hely reports.
Australia’s productivity is poised on a knife edge as traditional boom areas bust. But four new industries are set to take up the strain.
A futuristic pod with a braking system invented by Australian university students may become a critical component in the Hyperloop.
The Australian National Data Service (ANDS) is celebrating the real-world impact of data. Their latest article tells the story of a citizen science project to save coral reefs.
With 2016 being the UN International Year of Pulses, the Australian government takes a look at how IP in the development of new grain species has impacted the economy.
From energy harvesting skyscrapers to Zika zapping, here are some of the most creative and potentially disruptive university technologies of 2016.
Whether it’s research, engineering or harvesting energy these 12 emerging technologies are set to change the way we work under the sea.
We always hear that renewable energy is getting cheaper, but what does that really mean?
A new report from Alluvium has estimated that cleaning up the Great Barrier Reef will cost $8.2 billion. How does this compare with its value?
Australia’s cutting-edge research data wouldn’t be what it is today without the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).
Gender disparity in STEM careers and postgraduate enrolments reveals a system needing an overhaul.
UTS is powering up student-founded startups with its new Hatchery and Hatchery+ incubator programs.