To secure Australia’s future and protect the country’s research capability, the Turnbull government needs to make science policy that transcends political lines, writes Les Field.
A new wave flume facility – essential to model coastal and inland water behaviour – has been opened by NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes at the UNSW Water Research Lab in northern Sydney.
A person-not-project approach to research funding should be given serious consideration, writes Merlin Crossley.
Should Australia invest in more or fewer fellowships, and should they be for junior or senior researchers, asks Merlin Crossley.
UNSW research into childhood cancer and treatments for patients with nerve damage has received major backing in the latest round of funding from The Cancer Institute NSW.
It is ironic that the world we live in today is built on a solid foundation of research yet it is easier than ever for non-experts to spread their intuitive falsehoods, writes Tim Dean.
UNSW research in engineering/technology and computer science has been ranked 42 in the latest Academic Ranking of World Universities, making UNSW the best performing Australian university in the field.
In what is being hailed by Chinese media as a “breakthrough” for collaboration with Chinese industry, UNSW has forged two separate deals focused on technology transfer and research commercialisation.
One hopes and expects that our governments will listen to the people they have honoured, even when they reveal inconvenient truths, writes Merlin Crossley.
Any big cuts to the CSIRO's budget put at risk the fundamental research that is critical for future innovation, writes Ben McNeil.