UNSW will be home to the first Torch Innovation Precinct outside China, the new Australian technology park.
In a ceremony in Beijing’s Great Hall of the People in April 2016, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and China’s Premier Li Keqiang signed off on one of the most ambitious government-backed international research initiatives in recent history: the new Australian technology park.
For the first time, the China Torch Program will establish a science park outside China, on the UNSW...
Siobhan O'Brien's honours year project investigates prosthetic hands – specifically, how to optimise mechanical control systems to understand simple messages of intention from muscle movement in a person's arm.
"I love being able to do something to better the human body. I'm making a version of Iron Man!" O'Brien says.
She's just finished a Bachelor of Engineering (mechanical) and B Science double degree at the University of Wollongong.
From future-gazing 3D printed structures of living cells...
Were ancient monuments, architecture and art - like Stonehenge, and aboriginal rock paintings - used by oral cultures as memory systems designed to store vast amounts of knowledge? Dr Lynne Kelly's theory of archaeorality suggests that ancient cultures had encyclopaedic learning systems.
May 4 2017: Feature in ECOS magazine - Science for sustainability - CSIRO - Since the Commonwealth Harvest Strategy Policy was introduced in 2007, Australia’s wild capture fisheries have operated under national management objectives that set “best practice” targets.
A pioneering early childhood education centre within the University of Wollongong is breaking down barriers to improve outcomes for children across Australia. This story is a long-form piece for the Community Child Care Co-operative quarterly, Rattler.