Researchers have long been curious about the striking growth form of spinifex and now UNSW Sydney scientists say soil microbes are the answer.
Australia's oldest learned society recognises UNSW Sydney researchers with prestigious awards for 2020.
Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.
A group of UNSW cross-discipline experts discuss the benefits of plants, gardening and green spaces during COVID-19.
A group of students, staff and researchers are applying some creative thinking to preserve iconic fig trees on UNSW Sydney’s Kensington campus.
The first worldwide study of animals and the seeds they eat has overturned a long-held assumption – that large animals mainly eat large seeds – with implications for conservation of species.
Weeds in the UK are still evolving hundreds of years after their introduction and are unlikely to have reached their full potential as invaders, UNSW scientists have discovered.
UNSW has jumped four places to be ranked fourth in Australia in high-quality research publications, according to the latest Nature Publishing Index for the Asia-Pacific region.
It's time for us to roll up our sleeves, establish collaborations between researchers with different areas of expertise, and use our data and theory to do something big, says Angela Moles.
Five distinguished UNSW researchers have been recognised for excellence across three very different categories in this year's New South Wales Scientist of the Year awards.