South Korea's issues with food and energy security make Australia's export profile almost perfect for the country's growth and economic development, says JW Nevile Fellow in Economics Tim Harcourt.
A clinical trial across 12 countries will test a potential COVID-19 treatment, using antibodies purified from plasma taken from people who have recovered from the disease.
Bacteria from the mouth could hold clues to understanding – and potentially treating – severe ulcerative colitis, a painful bowel disease.
UNSW’s Dr Mark Rolfe supports the independent funding model proposed by ICAC for a national anti-corruption body.
A global team of biologists has used squid treats to track predator activity underwater, discovering temperature changes communities more than appetites.
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
Researchers have long suspected there's water - or ice, to be precise - on the Moon. New research now confirms it, and suggests it lurks in sun-starved nooks and crannies called 'cold traps'.
The COVID-19 pandemic has escalated into a ‘syndemic’ for people with chronic illnesses, a new UNSW study analysing data from low and middle-income countries shows.
Scientists have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand the evolution of young stars and their planets – a new benchmark in the use of AI in astronomy.
If only 1% of the Pacific’s population was permitted to work permanently in Australia, this would bring more benefits to the region than Australia’s annual aid contribution.
The emergence of these pseudo-public spaces raises fundamental questions about the value of a public domain that is by the public, for the public.
Communities affected by blood-borne viruses and STIs are more likely to opt out of digital health services, says a new national study.
Mary-Anne Williams, distinguished research professor and expert in innovation and enterprise, has been named the Michael Crouch Chair in Innovation.
The Mediterranean diet may be investigated as a possible treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome after mice with PCOS-like features of the condition were found to benefit from a similar diet.
The UNSW textile designer and associate lecturer makes fabrics with local resonance to promote a more sustainable way of living.
Opioid dependence – and other problematic opioid behaviours in people with chronic pain – is associated with patient risk factors, rather than simply higher opioid doses, says a new report.
Nobel Prize winners Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee reveal how economics can help solve the thorniest social and political problems of our time.
UNSW Sydney researchers have received grants to investigate the impact of the 2019/2020 bushfires on threatened reptiles and to assist in the conservation of invertebrate animals.
A 30-year global study has analysed 286 causes of death, 369 diseases and injuries, and 87 risk factors in 204 countries and territories.
Australia found shelter for more than 33,000 rough sleepers and other homeless people during the pandemic, but a coming surge in homelessness demands a comprehensive national housing strategy.
A new collection of coastal research fieldwork stories reveals the exciting – and sometimes life-threatening – tales behind the science.
Relying on regulation through licensing alone will not combat unsafe trucking practices, says UNSW’s Dr Christopher Walker.
UNSW Business School research has found there is little to no correlation for recruiters between a job candidate’s social media profile and potential on-the-job performance or retention levels.
A study shows there is a lack of ethnic and other diversity in award-winning early childhood picture books. This means our children are still getting a narrow window of the world.
A legal expert explains when AI can be entrusted to assume tasks currently performed by humans, and when it should complement workers.
Changes to our drinking habits could be a surprising “good news story” with the lockdown providing a catalyst for positive behaviour change, a new study has found.
A study led by Professor Raina MacIntyre raises questions about the risks of infection for people singing in groups, especially in poorly ventilated rooms.
The researchers took high-speed video of a person singing a major scale and then tracked the emissions of droplets and aerosols. They found certain notes, such as "do" and "fa", generated more aerosols than others - and they also found the direction of emissions changed with different consonants.
In their The Conversation article explaining the results, they say: "One of the assumptions in infection control guidelines is that respiratory droplets settle rapidly within one to two metres of the person emitting them. However, our results reveal most droplets we observed appeared not to settle rapidly, and tended to follow the ambient airflow. Therefore, without adequate ventilation, these droplets may persist in aerosol clouds. These observations may partially explain the higher infection rates of COVID-19 during group singing, even when people singing appear well."
Neurodiversity and veteran hiring initiatives and partnerships can truly diversify recruitment and introduce powerful skillsets to organisations.
After federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg recently talked up the benefits of a potential COVID-19 baby boom, two UNSW economists examine the economic merits of having more children.
Immune T cells swarm to tumours by following a chemical gradient left by other cancer-killing T cells, a pre-clinical study by UNSW Sydney medical researchers has shown.
UNSW Sydney Professor Guy Marks and Garvan Institute of Medical Research Professor Susan Clark have been recognised for outstanding contributions to health and medical research.
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