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UNSW’s new Women in Maths & Science Champions Program supports female research students and early-career scientists in becoming science communicators and lifelong advocates for women in maths and science.

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A landmark study of academic grades of 1.6 million students has shown that girls and boys perform very similarly in STEM – including at the top of the class.

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In spite of some recent positive actions, Australia still lacks a comprehensive and long-term plan for the STEM sector.

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We all believe weather forecasters so we should trust the same scientists when they predict how the climate will change over decades, write Emma Johnston and Alex Sen Gupta.

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Australian solar cell research has received a $29.2 million boost from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, and UNSW captured the lion’s share with 11 of the 22 projects.

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UNSW Dean of Science Professor Emma Johnston has taken on the role of President of Science & Technology Australia, the peak body for the country's science, technology, engineering and mathematics sector.

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In an inspiring video interview, world-renowned primatologist Jane Goodall tells Dean of UNSW Science Emma Johnston that the resilience of nature and the indomitable human spirit give her hope for the future.

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UNSW's Caroline Ford is among the first 30 researchers to be named Superstars of STEM, a national program aimed at smashing stereotypes and forging a new generation of role models for young women.

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New Dean of Science Emma Johnston is excited by the unprecedented opportunities that lie ahead for the faculty she dubs a “living treasure”. 

Emma Johnston

Award-winning research leader, scientist and communicator Emma Johnston has been appointed Dean of Science.

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