UNSW Engineering's Professor Guan Yeoh and his team have formulated a new fire-retardant paint that will help prevent the spread of bushfires.
A partnership between UNSW Sydney and Flame Security International has produced BAL-40 accredited FSA FIRECOAT paint that could help prevent the spread of bushfires.
A combination of increased insurance premiums, increased bushfire risk and updated building codes could mean insurance policyholders are underinsured – or not insured at all.
With the recent weather patterns, this year's bushfire season may come earlier than expected.
Community scientists have been photographing animals and plants in the months after the Black Summer fires. Each observation is a story of survival against the odds, or of tragedy.
Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.
From finding packaging solutions in bananas to using citizen science to track bush regeneration, UNSW Sydney researchers are using nature – and each other – to help tackle global problems.
The disasters have come one after another. While they may not be entirely preventable, we can take many practical steps tailored to local needs and conditions to reduce the impacts on our cities.
Even those who don't question human-induced climate change can fall on the spectrum of climate denialism if they are all talk and no action, a UNSW psychology researcher argues.
UNSW Canberra extreme bushfire researcher and mathematical scientist, Professor Jason Sharples, has dedicated his career to understanding the complex behaviour of bushfires.