UNSW Science

Bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay

UNSW scientists have added to the growing body of research into genetic markers that are important for animal conservation.

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Immigration is neither the problem nor solution in many areas where Australia is off-track, from government debt to environmental action.

Sea horses are among the marine animals that depend on the sea grasses for habitat.

On this year’s International Day of Biodiversity, we are showcasing some of our scientists who are working to safeguard our ecosystems – both far away and close to home.

Australia population census

You could compare election opinion polls to penalty shoot-outs at a World Cup final: there’s huge pressure to get it right and we remember the big misses most of all.

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Today marks one of the biggest shake-ups in the history of measurement. But the new standards on how we define units of mass, length, time and so on are not easy to explain.

Jake Chua

A newly identified mechanism that regulates a particular enzyme could lead to the development of new, cholesterol-lowering drugs.

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Eye care research highlights the widespread problem of vision impairment in PNG, prompting advocates like Dr Anthea Burnett to keenly pursue widespread optometry services.

Climate Change and Displacement

Every second, someone is displaced as a result of a disaster or climate change.
 

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Two UNSW alumnae are building on their unique strengths as leaders in STEMM – a voyage that will lead them to Earth’s southernmost continent.

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Smart farming technology and bringing Sydney Rock Oyster reefs back from extinction are other successful projects.

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