Science

Gemma

Masters student Gemma Borgo-Caratti helped young people find their voice at the UN Climate Change Conference in South Africa.

Ibis chick

Widespread flooding across the Lake Eyre and Murray-Darling Basins has produced an explosion of waterbird breeding, one of Australia’s longest-running wildlife surveys has found.

Archer Michael

OPINION: A vegetarian diet might be the worst possible thing for animal cruelty and the environment, writes Professor Mike Archer in The Conversation.

Veena

OPINION: Innovation success comes to those who are persistent, writes the creator of 'green steel', Professor Veena Sahajwalla, in the Weekend Australian.

Birds

A major new scientific review, involving more than 30 experts from Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands, sets out our current knowledge of the impacts of climate change on biodiversity.

Kat Gaus

From paleontology and chemistry to computational mathematics and cellular immunology, four of UNSW's best young minds have been recognised with research excellence awards.

Antarctica

A study shows carbon dioxide levels plunged by 40% before and during the formation of the Antarctic ice sheet, confirming the power of the gas to dramatically alter global climate.

Kingsford newsroom

OPINION: If the Murray-Darling plan doesn't put enough water back into our rivers, we may be lining up for a debate full of angst, writes Professor Richard Kingsford in The Conversation.

Michelle simmons main

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.

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