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Sydney Funnel-web spider

A UNSW spider researcher is hoping to learn a lot more about the world’s most venomous spider. 

Dark gray-blue storm clouds. La nina and superstorm concept.

UNSW has a range of experts available to comment on La Niña.

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Professor David Keith has been recognised for demonstrating environmental leadership in ecosystem management.

A Tasmanian devil looking up, showcasing its long whiskers

I know what you did last summer: chemical clues in the marsupial’s whiskers can reveal what they ate months – and even seasons – ago.

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The pioneering researchers have been honoured for excellence in biological sciences, physical sciences and innovation. 

Screaming Tree Frog, Robust Bleating Tree Frog and Slender Tree Frog

Frog calls and DNA reveal the loudest Australian frog is not one but three different species.

A chunk of the Antarctic ice sheet breaks off into the freezing water below

Patterns of rapid ice loss in the past could predict style of future Antarctic ice sheet retreat.

A man fishing next to a road that is partly submerged in water

The sea has been rising and falling for eons, but there is compelling evidence that carbon emissions from human activity is speeding the process along.

painting of small houses on a hill in parramatta around 1800

A review of studies of Parramatta demonstrates an extensive deep-time archive of Indigenous activity extending over 14,000 years.

Woman charging electric car

Subsidising electric cars and rolling out more chargers could help Australia achieve half of our new car sales to be electric by 2030.

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