UNSW Science

The Gidgealpa floodplain

A new study identifies major environmental concerns for the Lake Eyre Basin rivers, among the most pristine in the world.

a graphical representation of ocean eddies as seen from a satellite

UNSW researchers have solved the mystery of why and how ocean ‘hotspots’ are forming so fast, by examining the winds that influence the ocean currents heating these areas.

Australian money

UNSW has academic experts available to comment on the federal government budget announcements in October.

scan of a lizard using monitoring technology

The number of live animals seized by the Australian Government has tripled since 2017, with blue-tongue lizards and sulphur-crested cockatoos frequently captured.

close up shot of a termite in wood

Termites are more sensitive to temperature than previously thought, which may have climate change forecasting implications as the earth warms.

a woman writes formulas on a whiteboard

With unprecedented skills shortages looming in Australia, more than ever we need gender equity in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Here’s what needs to happen.

Young frog

In a warming world, a species’ ability to acclimatise to temperatures is crucial. But young ectotherms can struggle to handle the heat.

A view of buildings on the UNSW campus

The funding allows researchers to progress their projects and careers that will benefit Australians.

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UNSW experts are available to comment on the recently announced third La Niña in as many years.

UNSW's Sir John Clancy Auditorium

The Fellows have secured more than $13 million for projects in science, engineering, the humanities and medicine. 

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