emma Johnston

Plastic rubbish on the beach

Ten years of citizen science data has informed a UNSW study which found plastic dominates the rubbish found on Australian beaches.

Angela Merkel peers out from a mass of wires and machinery

Only 7 per cent of Australia’s federal MPs have backgrounds in science. What would it look like if they were a majority?

mariana mayer pinto smiles at camera

Marine scientist Mariana Mayer Pinto is part of the Australian team nominated as a finalist for a new prize established by the UK’s Royal Foundation.

UNSW is aiming to debunk problematic stereotypes during National Science Week.

UNSW National Science week 2021

UNSW will play a key role in Australia's annual science celebration hosting several digital events.

A colourful seahorse swims among the sea life

Partially protected marine areas create confusion and don’t meet their broad conservation objectives, UNSW researchers have found.

Giant cuttlefish

Overseas travel might be off the table this summer, but why not travel under it?

Steph Gardner

Dr Steph Gardner is one of 60 academics invited by Science & Technology Australia to be mentored as a role model for women in STEM.

Aquaculture farms in the coast of China’s northeast province of Liaonin

The scale of people’s marine intrusion is comparable to that on land, a team of researchers has found.

Protest sign reading 'There is no Planet B'

How do we put climate change back on the agenda during a pandemic? Scientists and science communicators helped answer this question during National Science Week.

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