Neither snap judgments nor sleeping on a problem are any better than conscious thinking for making complex decisions, according to UNSW research.
UNSW researchers have claimed an unprecedented six awards in the 2008 Eureka Prizes, the strongest showing by any institution in the 19-year history of the awards.
The Queensland Government's management of floodplains on the environmentally important Paroo River has been called into question in a new study by UNSW researchers.
A UNSW@ADFA researcher has been named as one of the 2008 Fresh Science winners, recognising his research into the environmental benefits of smarter air traffic control.
UNSW has launched CERPA - the Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis - a groundbreaking initiative to meet the challenge of fuelling the world's future.
India might be the 12th largest economy but its place in the scientific world may be at risk, according to a leading Indian scientist who delivered a public lecture at UNSW.
Skippy could be on more menus following a report that expanding the kangaroo industry would significantly cut greenhouse gases.
UNSW researchers are using video game and virtual reality technology to develop new training tools with the potential to revolutionise safety training in the high-risk mining industry.
UNSW researchers have set a new record for nominations in the Eureka Prizes this year, with 10 individuals and research groups named as finalists for the prestigious science awards.
UNSW's new Centre for Implantable Bionics will place the university at the forefront of research in a vital new medical field.