Science & Tech

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Four UNSW students will have the chance to foster their entrepreneurial mindset as part of a New Colombo Plan exchange program to Jakarta.

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The world’s poorest countries are experiencing a substantially greater increase in hot days and warm nights compared to wealthy countries as a result of human-caused climate change, research shows.

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A TV documentary about a UNSW-led project that aims to bring an extinct Australian frog back to life will air on ABC TV.

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Were there any women around in the Palaeolithic Era? If popular culture is any guide you’d think not, writes Darren Curnoe.

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Here are some short- and medium-term strategies for transitioning to renewable, reliable and affordable energy in South Australia, writes Mark Diesendorf.

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UNSW’s internationally renowned waste innovator, Veena Sahajwalla, is the first woman to be awarded the prestigious Jubilee Professorship by the Indian Academy of Sciences.

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Termites and ants are mortal enemies and will fight to the death if necessary. Yet armies of sightless termites carry out their work within millimetres of ant nests thanks to an incredible talent that could be of interest to the defence and counter-espionage industries.

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Australia needs stronger STEM skills and knowledge in parliament so politicians can understand the basics underpinning today’s significant issues, writes Les Field.

Engineering education

Such an arbitrary move would hobble Australian industry at a time when companies are crying out for engineers to help take innovations to market, writes Mark Hoffman.

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Renowned British primatologist Jane Goodall and American physicist Brian Greene are among leading international scientists who will give talks in Sydney this year through UNSW Science partnerships.

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