Australia needs more investment in hydrological modelling and new infrastructure to reduce the impact of major flood events, UNSW expert says.
A Senate committee is discussing a bill designed to shore up the independence of the Australian Research Council, after recent high-profile cases of ministers vetoing research grants.
Three-quarters of the academic journals that folded served the arts, social sciences and humanities. The losses weaken the academic communities and activities that formed around these journals.
UNSW psychology researchers have shown how to better communicate key messages and avoid misinformation.
The idea is publicly funded Australian research should be free for the public to read when published. But if it means taking money from universities struggling for research funding, that poses risks.
UNSW Library Unstacked is a ground-breaking visualisation of research activity across the University.
Developments in international economic law could alter Australia's relationship with China and other key trading partners, says UNSW Law’s Professor Heng Wang.
UNSW Sydney has continued its yearly rise in the number of researchers named as providing global leadership.
UNSW leads the ARWU subject rankings, appearing in 52 research disciplines and topping the nation for subjects ranked number one in Australia.
Subsidised irrigators extracted up to 28 per cent more water than those who received no funds under a national Murray-Darling Basin irrigation efficiency program, a new study has found.