Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla


Waste microfactories are revolutionising recycling as the world’s waste crisis continues to escalate.


How do you tackle the problem when you discover that your University's waste contains hundreds of kilos of batteries that could be recycled? That was the question facing UNSW Sustainability.


UNSW New Generation Network Scholar Vaibhav Gaikwad is reframing Australia-India relations while turning mountains of e-waste into valuable products - including a set of Gandhi spectacles that symbolise India's bid to clean up its environment.


For work on the legal issues affecting asylum seekers and research creating a green manufacturing revolution, Scientia Professors Jane McAdam and Veena Sahajwalla have been named among Australia's top 10 Women of Influence.