Termites are more sensitive to temperature than previously thought, which may have climate change forecasting implications as the earth warms.

The number of live animals seized by the Australian Government has tripled since 2017, with blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos frequently captured.

With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.

A new research and educational collaboration to strengthen the AUKUS alliance has been launched by UNSW, King’s College London and Arizona State University.  

Young frog

Young animals in particular are struggling to keep up with climate change. Photo: Shutterstock.

In a warming world, a species’ ability to acclimatise to temperatures is crucial. But young ectotherms can struggle to handle the heat.

Dharawal language tutor teaching aboriginal students

Dharawal language tutor training in action. Photo: Rob Hookey.

The Dharawal language is being learnt by younger generations thanks to a partnership between UNSW and the La Perouse Aboriginal community.

The latest Drug Trends report from UNSW’s National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre shows significant changes in perceived availability of all forms of ecstasy.

The exact impact of sanctions is always difficult to assess in the short-term. But there are signs it is an effective strategy against Russia – and the only real option.

A UNSW Business School expert explains why rising insurance premiums are set to join other affordability pressures for Australians.

Veena Sahajwalla

Waste has got a bad reputation. But when we hold our noses as we scuttle past the bin, we are passing by a world of opportunities. In material science, the idea of a used can, a discarded tyre or a smashed iPhone is a gateway to an untapped world of new products. So, in the time it takes to melt an aluminium can, Eureka Prize recipient Veena Sahajwalla explains why not everything belongs in the bin.

To learn more about Veena's work, head to the Centre for Sustainable Materials and Research & Technology (SMaRT@UNSW)'s website.

A tiny vehicle equipped with sensors that drives back and forth across bridges to gather safety data could change the way bridges are maintained.

Hand with credit card

With a cost of living crisis on the horizon, what does this mean for Buy Now, Pay Later companies? Photo: Pexels

With a cost of living crisis on the horizon, there are risks in the Buy Now, Pay Later space for both users and companies, say UNSW Business School researchers.

A man walking down a busy street with a face mask on

In reality, there is no going back to normal now we are living with COVID. Photo: AAP Image/Diego Fedele

With the goal of ‘business as usual’, politicians will continue to reduce COVID protections without immediate consequence while transmission is low. But then the next wave will come.

When it comes to leave entitlements and mental health, there are some rights and obligations both employees and employers should be aware of.