Veena Sahajwalla

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Australia has presented India’s Narendra Modi with replica Mahatma Gandhi spectacles – made entirely from waste using breakthrough recycling technology developed at UNSW.

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UNSW has launched an initiative to address the gender gap in entrepreneurship and encourage more female students into the technology-based startup economy.

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There’s much more at stake at Australian steelmaker Arrium than today’s jobs, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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More than 300 high school students attending a Women in Science symposium have been encouraged by the NSW Minister for Women, Pru Goward, to pursue careers in STEM to shape a better world.

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NSW Minister for Women Pru Goward will join high school students, leading female scientists and industry representatives tomorrow at a Women in Science Symposium at The Australian National Maritime Museum co-hosted by UNSW.

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Green manufacturing in micro-factories offers an exciting future for regional Australia, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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The Science 50:50 initiative has a simple premise – since half of the population is female, why not also half the scientists and technologists?

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More than 200 female high school students heard inspiring stories from leading female scientists and industry representatives at the Sydney launch of UNSW's Science 50:50 initiative.

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A new program to inspire young women to pursue degrees and careers in science and technology – led by UNSW’s Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla – has been launched in Canberra. 

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If we want to secure Australia’s future prosperity, challenging the stereotype of the scientist as a man in a white lab coat is a good place to start, writes Veena Sahajwalla.

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