The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson.
Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Simulating the behaviours of individuals is the key to designing better transport policies in our cities and towns, an international symposium hosted by UNSW has been told.
Remote sensing satellites have advantages over conventional air and sea searches and could play a key role in locating the wreckage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight, writes Linlin Ge.
UNSW researchers have taken the first step towards creating a self-driving car by fitting sensors and other technology to a vehicle owned by car sharing service GoGet.
Australian water utilities must adapt to extreme weather events if they are to protect vulnerable supplies and ensure clean drinking water into the future, an international report warns.
A smartphone app that doubles as a navigation aid is giving people with a visual impairment the confidence to explore.
The planned Melbourne Metro project faces engineering hurdles, but there may be light at the end of the tunnel, writes Leonhard Bernold.
With few Australians conforming strictly to the traditional 9 to 5 working day, now is the time to recalibrate to a new time system, argues Stuart Khan.
Increased frequency and intensity of extreme weather events will have unforeseen impacts on the quality of our drinking water, UNSW researchers warn.