UNSW Science

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.

waratahs in Royal national park

Professor Richard Kingsford will lead the ecological health assessment of Australia’s oldest national park.

Woman closing shop due to COVID-19

Psychology researcher says the COVID restrictions governments have put in place may undermine trust and the stability of liberal democracies.

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UNSW Sydney celebrates 10 finalists in the ‘Oscars of science’.

Man with long COVID

A UNSW psychology researcher is behind neurocognitive testing recommendations that will help assess long COVID patients.

A view of Club Lake amid green hills and mountains on the horizon

Sediments in a lake near Kosciuszko may hold clues to conservation strategies amid rising temperatures and more frequent bushfires.

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

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