UNSW Science

mariana mayer pinto smiles at camera

Marine scientist Mariana Mayer Pinto is part of the Australian team nominated as a finalist for a new prize established by the UK’s Royal Foundation.

Advance care planning

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received a grant to make end of life planning more accessible for older adults.

Test tubes in a lab

High-performing UNSW researchers have been awarded 33 medical and health research fellowships.

rakesh joshi and tobias foller

A fundamental discovery in materials science has potential applications for water filtration and energy storage.

Crew on a ship prepare to drop an Argo float into the sea

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.

Giulia Ferretto planting Posidonia australis underwater in Port Stephens

A ‘storm squad’ of volunteers are collecting seagrass fragments used to rehabilitate endangered Posidonia.

Scientist Emma Harding smiles as she works in a laboratory with a pipette

Viral fossils buried in DNA may protect against future virus infections, a new marsupial study suggests.

jodie pestana in her 2021 three-minute thesis-winning presentation

A talk on how pregnancy shapes the brain has taken out the top prize in the 3 Minute Thesis competition in 2021.

Physics AIP Awards

UNSW researchers have won medals from the Australian Institute of Physics, including for excellence in research.

A platypus swimming at Taronga Zoo

UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.

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