Chemical Engineering

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When you buy organic food, you don’t always get food free from pesticides, a UNSW expert says.

Beena Ahmed

It’s International Women in Engineering Day.

At UNSW, we're so honoured to have inspiring female engineers who are making a big impact in the world.

Man checking milk bottle

Don’t be fooled by some expiry dates, some foods last longer than you may think.

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The idea of ordering slaughter-free authentic meat is becoming a reality, a UNSW food and health expert says.

Hydrogen energy

Researchers will work with the NSW Office of the Chief Scientist & Engineer and industry to store and convert excess renewable energy for use in a range of sectors.

A tank of ammonia at a chemical plant with blue sky in background.

Ammonia has sustained humanity since the early 20th century, but its production leaves a huge carbon footprint. Now researchers have found a way to make it 100 per cent renewable.

Patterns on surface of liquid metal

Zebra stripes, leopard spots and other patterns discovered on the skin of frozen metal alloys that defy conventional metallurgy.

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh

Professor Kourosh Kalantar-Zadeh has been awarded the prestigious 2020 Robert Boyle Prize for Analytical Science by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

Banana plant

Biodegradable 'plastic' bags made out of banana plants sounds a bit...bananas, but a couple of UNSW researchers have found a way to do it, and it could solve two industrial waste problems in one.

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UNSW Sydney engineers have led the way to ensure oral medicines targeting specific diseases or parts of the body are protected from the acidic conditions of the stomach.

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