Martina Stenzel

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The world-class researchers recognised in 2020 span art and design, chemical science, computer science and engineering, humanities and languages, and law.

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More than $4.4 million has been awarded to six UNSW projects under the Linkage Infrastructure, Equipment and Facilities scheme.

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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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Professor Martina Stenzel is the first woman in almost 90 years to be awarded the Royal Society of NSW's Liversidge Medal. 

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UNSW Sydney researchers awarded for their involvement in renewable energy research, cybersecurity and dental care in the latest round of federal government funding.

 

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For their outstanding research on psychological responses to trauma, recycling science, and nanomaterials, three UNSW scientists have been elected as Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.

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UNSW scientists have developed a way to control the shape of polymer molecules so they self-assemble into non-spherical nanoparticles – an advance that could improve the delivery of toxic drugs to tumours.

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A computer scientist calling for bans on 'killer robots', an internationally respected drug researcher, and a chemist developing 'smart' nanoparticles to target tumours are among 16 new Scientia Professors.

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Professor Martina Stenzel is working with shape shifting polymers to target cancer. For more videos visit the UNSWTV homepage.