We can all channel our inner amateur researcher and make a valuable contribution to science.
UNSW scientists hope the Big Bushfire BioBlitz will build on the 17,500 observations submitted to the Environment Recovery Project.
As the weather warms up, UNSW researchers name some of their favourite bushwalks and the ways citizen scientists can help them by collecting data along the way.
Frog calls and DNA reveal the loudest Australian frog is not one but three different species.
A UNSW and Australian Museum study using data from a citizen science project finds 70 per cent are vulnerable to housing, agriculture, roads and recreation.
There are many UNSW projects that citizen scientists can get involved in to help protect the environment.