A small, carnivorous marsupial related to the Tasmanian Devil has been reintroduced to a NSW national park, more than a century after being declared extinct in the state.

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Drones began as a military project, but are now being used in many different ways. Image from Shutterstock

They began as wartime technology, but now drones are changing the way we witness the world, especially when we can't see it for ourselves.

Using virtual reality to ease nerve-related pain following spinal cord injury.

Using virtual reality to ease nerve-related pain following spinal cord injury.

A researcher from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA will undertake research to investigate whether virtual reality can ease pain following spinal cord injury.

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UNSW Medicine Professor and SHARP hire Claire Wakefield is all about listening to and acting on others’ needs – whether it’s a family with a sick child, or an early-career researcher in need of leadership mentoring.

 

Lisa Harvey-Smith

Lisa Harvey-Smith is UNSW Professor of Practice in Science and an award-winning astrophysicist.

Lisa Harvey-Smith, UNSW Professor of Practice in Science Communication, will continue to champion women and girls in STEM.

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Australia’s comprehensive network of more than 4000 Needle Syringe Programs is one of the best in the world. Photo: Kirby Institute

The latest report by the Australian Needle Syringe Program (NSP) Survey marks 25 years of significant research conducted in partnership with a marginalised community, and reveals the key trends of the last decades.

people sneezing with no mask, 2 different types of cloth masks, and a surgical mask.

The researchers took videos of what happens when you talk, cough and sneeze in different scenarios — while not wearing a mask, wearing two different types of cloth masks, or wearing a surgical mask.

If you’re not sure whether wearing a face mask is worth it, or you need to wear a mask but are unsure which type, new research should help you decide.

A team of UNSW researchers took videos of what happens when you talk, cough and sneeze in different scenarios — while not wearing a mask, wearing two different types of cloth masks, or wearing a surgical mask.

Learn more about their video case study in this Conversation article.

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"These issues can’t be siloed and there needs to be connection and collaboration across sectors and also across social issues," says UNSW expert. Image: Shutterstock

Both the government and not-for-profit (NFP) sectors need a paradigm shift in terms of how they think about addressing key social issues as Australia grapples with COVID-19, according to the Centre for Social Impact (CSI).