The Science 50:50 initiative has a simple premise – since half of the population is female, why not also half the scientists and technologists?
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.
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.
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.
Mixed plastic and glass waste is set to become a valuable commodity with the establishment of an $8.8 million “green manufacturing” research hub at UNSW led by Scientia Professor Veena Sahajwalla.
We need innovation in education now if Australia is to build the modern infrastructure and internationally competitive industries of the future, writes Veena Sahajwalla.
Consumers expect products, including cars, to be recyclable, but there's no easy way to weigh up the green credentials of the materials being used, writes Veena Sahajwalla.
Veena Sahajwalla has become the first Australian to deliver the global iron and steel industry's most prestigious lecture, outlining the industry's role in solving the world’s growing waste problems.
Two UNSW-developed technologies have been recognised with Collaborative Innovation Awards at the Cooperative Research Centres Association conference in Adelaide this week.
Federal Industry Minister Kim Carr launched the UNSW Centre for Sustainable Materials Research and Technology this week, hailing it as an important model for Australian collaborative research and development.