UNSW Science

Catherine Greenhill and Michelle Haber

UNSW Sydney professors from UNSW Science and UNSW Medicine & Health have been recognised among the nation’s most distinguished scientists.

A tiny pygmy mountain-possum peers from behind a tree stump inside the Secret Creek breeding facility

After decades in the making, the plan to breed mountain pygmy-possums and reintroduce them into lowland rainforests has begun.

A manuscript page of an ancient Hindu text

Using machine learning, we analysed meaning and feeling in different translations of an ancient Hindu holy text.

Middle age woman sitting on bed clutches at back in apparent pain

Measures to curb growing rates of opioid use are also making it difficult for people with long-term, chronic pain to get ongoing prescriptions.

an illustration of trains trucks boats and planes

We’re lagging behind on the shift to electric vehicles and clean transport. Here’s what we need to do.

Zoe Xirocostas

Can weeds help us find answers to the world’s problems? Non-native plants have wreaked havoc on so many of the world's precious ecosystems, but what can they teach us about survival?

3d rendered illustration of parallel universes in many worlds interpretation of quantum physics

A quantum mechanics interpretation can help us comprehend the hypothetical existence of many worlds.

UNSW Kensington campus

The University will play a vital role in helping the state government achieve its goal of reaching net zero emissions by 2050 . 

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By considering the environmental (and population) fluctuations that influence wildlife, we can arrive at more sustainable limits to wildlife deaths caused by human activities.

Water gushes into a large stone tub in a green field

When groundwater comes to the surface, sunlight and air convert organic molecules to greenhouse gases. That’s going to be a problem as we will need this water more as the world warms.

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