Thinking small has won quantum computing trail-blazer Professor Michelle Simmons the 2011 NSW Scientist of the Year award.
Eleanor Bath, a UNSW science student with a fascination for evolutionary biology, has won the 2012 NSW Rhodes Scholarship.
Research which changes our understanding of plant life around the world and work that brings the quantum computer one step closer to reality have won UNSW researchers top honours at the Eureka Prizes.
When you're a tiny creature in a vast ocean it pays to hang out with the right crowd, a new study into the diverse world of marine microbes has found.
UNSW scientists are part of a new national campaign aimed at countering misinformation in science.
We must stand up for the right of researchers to put forward their views free from intimidation, says UNSW's Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research) Les Field, who's welcomed the government's condemnation of threats against climate change scientists.
High school students will embark on a mission to Mars and learn what it's like to follow science and engineering careers, thanks to UNSW's Pathways to Space project.
UNSW researchers have capped a stellar year with a swag of prestigious awards in science, medicine and engineering.
More than 50 of Australia's top water scientists, including Professor Richard Kingsford, have issued a statement calling on the government to continue with major reforms for the Murray Darling Basin.
UNSW's research talent has been recognised with wins in three of the five categories in the NSW Scientist of the Year awards for insights into dementia, climate change and industrial chemistry.