UNSW Science

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A technique developed by UNSW Sydney marine biologists promises to efficiently identify which of Australia’s soft coral species are most vulnerable to global warming.

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.

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