The July/August issue of Uniken looks at UNSW's relationships with our industry partners and how we are working together to solve real-world problems.

"UNSW is the national leader in engaging with industry, government, and the community to find real solutions to real problems," Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Les Field says in the article.

We also meet the UNSW academics who are assisting the United Nations in dealing with climate change, and the researchers who are leading the global race to create a functioning bionic eye, and find out why life on earth may be older then we thought.

Internationally renowned choreographer Meryl Tankard talks about her residency at UNSW and COFA academic Mike Esson explains why crime scenes are more useful then a bowl of fruit when teaching fine arts students.