School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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The tube fishway allows fish to glide past dam walls, weirs and other river barriers, with the potential to revitalise Australia’s ailing freshwater fish stocks.

2020 ATSE Fellows

Researchers honoured for their pioneering work in renewable energy, water management and chemical engineering.

Digital Transport

The Research Chair in Digital Transport will advance data science in the transport field to enhance the future of mobility, making it safer, more efficient and sustainable.

Scented products can make you smell worse

A UNSW researcher explains how our perceptions of smell differ and why products like perfume or deodorant don’t always make us smell nicer.

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If we want to mitigate and solve the many global environmental issues the world is facing, we can’t rely on technology alone, scientists have warned.

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The government plans to monitor sewage for the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. And while this holds promise to tracking future local outbreaks, there are also some sticky ethical questions to consider.

ARC Linkage Grants UNSW

UNSW researchers have been awarded $2,571,992 across seven projects in the latest round of the government’s Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Grants. 

Why bad odours hang around

Odour is all about perception and minimising it depends on what stage of the process you choose to target, a UNSW Engineering lecturer explains.

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Drivers on the way to Sydney Airport will stress test the new geopolymer concrete, which is made from industrial waste while emitting less greenhouse gas.

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UNSW researchers have helped develop an autonomous 3D mapping drone that slashes surveying times and has the potential to save lives, cut costs and even assist in disaster recovery.

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