UNSW Science

Hand holding biochar

Biochar can boost crop yields in poor soils and help stop the effects of climate change, study finds. So why aren’t we using it more?

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Naming of Iridoteuthis merlini recognises UNSW DVC’s valued contribution to the Australian Museum.

a man stares at a gambling game on a screen in a dark room

How to inject more reality into gamblers’ overestimation of their chances of winning? One simple tool is feedback.

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Psychology researchers advising the NSW government say a behavioural science model could prove the answer to increasing vaccination rates.

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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.

Woman buying multiple packs of toilet paper

‘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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