UNSW Science

Scuba diver with a shark

From working on Jaws to putting herself in danger, Valerie Taylor vowed to change public attitudes to sharks. A new film dives deeply into her underwater life.

anonymous women face a female judge in a courtroom

In a survey of over 200 judges in NSW, a quarter said they received threats on their lives and nearly a third reported experiencing trauma from the daily exposure to violent crimes.

a very sad snowman

One cold winter doesn't negate more than a century of global warming. We need the political leadership to set the world on a safer path. Ill-informed tweets by government senators won't help.

Pygmy blue whale swimming

It was the whales’ singing that gave them away.

Clare Stephens

Ten UNSW academics, PhD candidates and alumni will travel to esteemed US research institutions and organisations under the flagship foreign exchange program.

Person checking social media on mobile phone

A UNSW researcher says a positive social media campaign could help to counter misinformation and fears about COVID vaccine side effects and boost vaccination uptake.

Basenji dog

UNSW researchers have mapped the DNA sequencing of the Basenji which sits at the base of the domestic dog family tree.

A carp in the Murray-Darling

The recent one in 100 flood event is set to reverse carp eradication efforts in the Murray-Darling, a UNSW scientist says.

A man with a stereo on his head screaming

Bias is a psychological process detectable in individual judgements. Noise is a different phenomenon affecting human decisions.

UNSW Library Lawn

UNSW Sydney has excelled in the 2021 ShanghaiRanking’s Global Rankings of Academic Subjects, appearing in 52 of the 54 subjects ranked for the fourth consecutive year.

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