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darling river

A controversial project in the Murray-Darling Basin was ‘misguided and poorly framed’, UNSW scientists say.

Rynchoedura in arid Australia

A reduction in decaying vegetation can have significant impacts on the desert food chain, UNSW scientists have found.  

Surfer with a board going into the surf off rocks

When a loved one is struggling in the water, you might want to rush in to save them. But make sure you stop and think or you could become the one in trouble.

Waterbirds at the Gayini Wetlands

With long-term monitoring of breeding events, UNSW researchers also identify trends and changes in the health of wetlands and rivers.

Four kookaburras sitting on a branch

The planet is entering its sixth mass extinction event. This global nature summit is our best change to stop this tide of destruction.

Breeding colony of pelicans surrounded by water

Scientists winged their way across one-third of Australia to collect data for the 2022 Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey, an annual health check of our freshwater ecosystems.

A person wades into the water at a beach

Research reveals the reasons why people continue to swim at unpatrolled beaches, despite the warnings.

a woman places a pill into her mouth

The assumption that women are just smaller versions of men has been widely used in biomedical research. A new mouse study indicates that’s unlikely to be true.

John Church

Researchers from UNSW Science receive the James Cook Medal, and awards for research and scholarly excellence.

Students walking on UNSW Kensington campus

The new round of grants will support research in science, engineering, medicine, business, arts, and built environment.

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