UNSW Science

Scientists have studied the impacts of a warmer, stronger East Australian Current on marine life during a voyage along the east coast.

Regent honeyeater

Raising young regent honeyeaters in aviaries with other species of birds as well as song tutoring increases their long-term chances in the wild.

2021 UNSW Alumni Award winners

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, a debut novelist, and the co-founders of Shippit, the fastest-growing shipping platform in Asia Pacific, are some of the UNSW alumni recognised this year.

A pair of handcuffed hands poking through bars of a jail cell

Why do some people make the same bad choices over and over? An inability to see how actions lead to outcomes, rather than recklessness, could be to blame.

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.

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