UNSW Science

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Research to improve the lives of drug users and investigate high rates of falls in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are the biggest UNSW winners in the final round of 2017 NHMRC funding.

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Water is scarce in the Lake Eyre Basin in the heart of Australia. A new book tells the stories of those who love and rely on the Basin's free-flowing rivers and explains why we must protect this vulnerable river system.

 

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A mental health app for teenagers, a school-based program to prevent substance abuse, and treatments for traumatised refugees are among UNSW projects that will share in more than $8 million in NHMRC funding.

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Rebecca Keogh and Joel Pearson explore congenital aphantasia – the inability to create visual imagery in the mind's eye.

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Soil health and productivity is declining at unprecedented rates, but a new international scientific approach has been developed for avoiding, reducing and reversing land degradation.

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As part of its inaugural Faculty Showcase Day, UNSW Science held a fun attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest gathering of people dressed as scientists.

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Mental health apps, an automated logistics transport management system and a sun exposure sensor were among the winners at the 2017 UNSW Innovation Awards.

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What can we draw from the results of the same-sex marriage postal survey if only four out of five eligible Australians took part? Scott Sisson and Peter Baker crunch the numbers.

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UNSW scientist Michelle Simmons has been named 2018 NSW Australian of the Year and is in the running for the title of Australian of the Year, to be announced in January.

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Australian motorists are rejecting electric cars due to a lack of recharging infrastructure, write Graciela Metternicht and Danielle Drozdzewski.

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