UNSW Science

Children playing

Dr Georgie Fleming recommends five “pandemic parenting” strategies – including how to best use special play, praise, rewards, consequences and self-care.

Dr Anna Wang

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received a prestigious international grant to create self-propagating synthetic cells.

German Shepherd

The DNA sequencing of a healthy German shepherd will mean dogs can be screened for hip and other diseases much more accurately.

Decision-making at the supermarket

Learned connections between stimuli and reward – like the positive emotions associated with popular brands – have a powerful influence over our future decisions. Scientists have started to discover why.

health app

As scientists frantically try to find drugs to slow COVID-19's spread, citizen science offers an opportunity for all of us to get involved.

Graphene

A new class of graphene-based filters could make current gas purification methods more effective. 

man in a maze

When this feeling dawned on me years ago on one of many early morning drives to Canberra during my PhD, it was almost crippling.

Waim artefacts

It is well known that agriculture developed independently in New Guinea 7000 years ago, but evidence of its influence on how people lived has eluded scientists – until now.

Young girl looking at phone

When there is heightened anxiety around us, how do we talk to our youngest generation about it? Dr Ariana Krynen from UNSW Science gives her top tips on talking to children about crisis.

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