A UNSWTV video on beach safety that has been viewed by thousands of people has won an Australian Safer Communities Award.
UNSW's internationally recognised research in biofuels has been given an added boost with a $3 million infrastructure upgrade funded by the state and federal governments.
Sampling just a few genes can reveal not only the "lifestyle" of marine microbes but their entire environments, new research suggests.
A vaccine used to prevent cervical cancer could also prevent some forms of breast cancer, saving tens of thousands of lives each year, a breakthrough study has found.
Strategies for grass roots action on climate change will be outlined at a public symposium at UNSW. Hosted by the ABC's Robyn Williams, speakers include Senator Christine Milne and Mark Diesendorf.
Governments must act urgently on threats to biodiversity across Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, according to a landmark new study.
There is now a simple choice between more covert speed cameras or more deaths and road carnage, argues UNSW Professor Raphael Grzebieta, Chair of Road Safety.
Professors George Williams and Richard Bryant have been awarded inaugural Australian Laureate Fellowships, securing more than $5 million for research into anti-terror laws and improving mental well-being of Indigenous children.
A new survey suggests men could find retirement lonely and isolating unless they build social and leisure networks before they leave the workforce.
Bilbies and bettongs can bring degraded desert landscape back to life, according to new study by UNSW