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.
A grant from the US National Cancer Institute will be used to investigate personalised treatment for malignant melanoma.
UNSW celebrates the Centre’s successful engagement in key public law debates, human rights charters, technology and the law.
Thousands of international students and temporary migrants have experienced exclusion and racism, and been unable to pay for basic living needs during the pandemic.
Imaginative solar cell presentation earns PhD candidate Bruno Vicari Stefani top prize in online UNSW 3MT grand final.
The discovery of phosphine in the acidic clouds of Venus can't be explained by any known chemical or geological processes.
Australia's new voluntary code of practice to make IoT devices more secure may expose consumers to greater risks.
Denying protection to asylum seekers is neither sustainable nor defensible as long-term policy. Here are ways to make the screening process at airports more just when the borders do reopen.
With a bit of political vision, risk-taking and a national strategy led by government, Australia too can kickstart investment in the post-COVID recovery.
Academics from UNSW Sydney and Uka Tarsadia University have formed a research partnership for drug delivery through contact lenses.
Yo-yoing lockdowns are costly and to be avoided if at all possible. Here is what we can do to dramatically improve testing and tracing.
New research shows the 'double-edged sword' impact of technology on mental health and how we can minimise the adverse effects.
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.
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.
A researcher from UNSW Sydney and NeuRA will undertake research to investigate whether virtual reality can ease pain following spinal cord injury.
With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?
New research suggests people with autism may not have as much difficulty imagining the thoughts of others as previously believed.
An independent group of leading Australian scientists, economists and business people including a UNSW academic have released their investigation into whether water reforms have resulted in the flows needed to improve river health.
Lisa Harvey-Smith, UNSW Professor of Practice in Science Communication, will continue to champion women and girls in STEM.
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.
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.
A chance to bond as a team by living and playing a whole season together may seem exciting at first, but how do athletes cope when the novelty wears off?
The lever weeder can improve the efficiency of weed management and the survival of native species through vital bush regeneration.
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).