Science & Tech

Tallpoppy logo inside

UNSW has again excelled in the annual Young Tall Poppy Science awards, winning five of the 13 prizes on offer.

Foster Amal inside

Two leading UNSW Chemical Engineering academics have been honoured with prestigious awards for their research achievements.

Shi inside

Solar-generated electricity will cost the same as coal-fired power in less than five years, China's "Sun King" and UNSW alumnus Dr Zhengrong Shi has predicted during a visit to the University.

Climate change inside

Australia's leading climate scientists have written to the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, urging him to adopt an emission reduction target for Australia of 25 percent below 1990 levels by 2020.

Leslie inside

Technology being developed by UNSW's Associate Professor Greg Leslie could offer new hope to drought-affected farms by allowing irrigation using salty groundwater.

UNSW on stamp inside

UNSW's pioneering role in showing the unrealised potential of ground-based astronomy in Antarctica has been celebrated on a new Australian postage stamp.

Desert storms

The risks and impacts of climate change on Indigenous communities in Australia's tropical north is the subject of a new scoping study led by UNSW's Dr Donna Green.

NSWawards inside

UNSW Scientia Professor Martin Green has been named the New South Wales Scientist of the Year - leading a stellar performance by UNSW in the inaugural State awards for scientific excellence.

Veena inside

Global warming caused by human economic activity is real, and industry must respond, according to one of the world's most senior industrial executives at an international conference co-hosted by UNSW.

Bicycles inside2

As the number of cyclists on our city streets increases, the chance of one being injured in a traffic accident actually falls, new research has found

Pages