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.
Research which changes our understanding of plant life around the world and work that brings the quantum computer one step closer to reality have won UNSW researchers top honours at the Eureka Prizes.
A number of introduced plant species have become more like natives, suggesting rapid evolution could happen far more frequently than previously thought.