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Engineers light the way to bionics of the future

October 26, 2022

A multi-disciplinary team at UNSW has found a way to convert nerve impulses into light, opening the way for more scalable neural implants.

How shoring up drones with AI helps surf lifesavers spot sharks

October 28, 2022

Discerning whether that dark splodge in the water is a shark or just, say, seaweed isn’t always straightforward.

UNSW Sydney’s ground-breaking innovations on display at Research Expo

October 26, 2022

One hundred life-changing UNSW innovations and capabilities were exhibited at the inaugural UNSW Research Translation Expo held on Tuesday 25 October at the Roundhouse.

'Killer robots' will be nothing like the movies show

October 18, 2022

'Killer robots' will be nothing like the movies show – here’s where the real threats lie. The sentient, murderous humanoid robot is a complete fiction, and may never become reality. But that doesn’t mean we’re safe from autonomous weapons – they are already here.

Two UNSW academics recognised as Fellows by ATSE

October 19, 2022

UNSW academics are named Fellows by the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering for their innovative work in solar technology and geotechnical engineering.

Artificial intelligence may improve suicide prevention in the future

October 06, 2022

Machine learning algorithms could be more accurate and reliable than conventional methods of predicting suicide risk.

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AI is creeping into the world’s courts. Should we be concerned?

September 28, 2022

Artificial intelligence can improve access to justice, but could come into conflict with important legal values and even cause harm, new research finds.

UNSW academics receive $3.3m to help endometriosis sufferers and improve...

September 28, 2022

UNSW academics receive $3.3m to help endometriosis sufferers and improve clinical registries Obstetrician and gynaecologist Jason Abbott and health data expert Louisa Jorm have been awarded two Research Data Infrastructure grants from the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources.

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UNSW launches Artificial Intelligence (AI) Institute

September 13, 2022

The new flagship university-wide research institute will support the activities of over 300 UNSW researchers working across AI.

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New inexpensive Wi-Fi system improves fire detection

August 23, 2022

A Sydney Harbour Tunnel explosion showcases the work of UNSW researchers using wireless signals and artificial intelligence to more accurately identify dangerous fire situations.

UNSW researchers named as 2022 Eureka Prize finalists

July 27, 2022

Six UNSW Sydney projects chosen as finalists for Australia’s leading science awards.

The AI, Cyber, Modelling and Simulation for SME growth Symposium

June 07, 2022

The AI, Cyber, Modelling and Simulation for SME growth Symposium was organised in person at the Powerhouse Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) in Sydney, on 2 and 3 May 2022. The event was organised by CSIRO, UNSW AI Institute, and the Powerhouse Museum.

UNSW AI Institute organises an event on AI and Medicine

June 03, 2022

The UNSW AI Institute organised the first in-person event on campus after the official establishment of the centre. The event was organised in conjunction with the Faculty of Medicine and Health on 31st May at the Design Next Studio Ainsworth Building.