UNSW Science

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UNSW researchers will work with an international team to strengthen lab testing and diagnosis of infectious diseases such as COVID-19.

A bandicoot being released into the desert at night

The locally extinct animals have been reintroduced to the NSW outback as part of a major rewilding project led by UNSW Sydney.

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UNSW Sydney researchers in Engineering and Science have been awarded six grants in the final 2020 round for industry collaborations.

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‘Panic buying’ might be a normal human response to uncertainty, after all.

Great Southern Ocean

We need to investigate how the ocean’s immense potential for atmospheric carbon dioxide removal can be harnessed to reduce the impacts of climate change.

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Last week the Bureau of Meteorology declared a negative Indian Ocean Dipole — a natural climate phenomenon set to bring wet weather. Let’s look at what you can expect, and the role of climate change.

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Chemical ‘messengers’ called neurotransmitters help regulate our emotions – but scientists have noticed a disruption to their levels in people with chronic pain.

UNSW National Science week 2021

UNSW will play a key role in Australia's annual science celebration hosting several digital events.

Richard Kingsford

River ecologist and conservation biologist Professor Richard Kingsford has been awarded a prestigious 2021 ESA Gold Medal.

oxidised copper in rock

Using geology and AI, a virtual model of how the Earth's tectonic plates have evolved can help reveal deposits of copper.

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