Science & Tech

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19

Myths and conspiracies surround COVID-19 – so, how can scientists cut through the misinformation? A UNSW Sydney medical scientist explains.

Feral cat

The Felixer, an autonomous device that can target and cull feral cats in the wild, could be key in rebuilding Australia’s decimated native animal populations.

An artist’s impression of the ring galaxy

An unusual galaxy is set to prompt a rethink on how structures in the Universe form.

UNSW Science Professor Gary Froyland

UNSW Sydney Science Professor Gary Froyland has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to mathematical research.

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UNSW scientists in Professor Merlin Crossley’s group have shed light on a crucial mechanism in the field of epigenetics, an area of gene regulation.

A sample of some of the perovskite cells used in the experiment

Light-weight, cheap and ultra-thin perovskite crystals have promised to shake-up renewable energy for some time. Research led by Professor Anita Ho-Baillie means they are ready to take the next steps towards commercialisation.

Emma Johnston

UNSW Dean of Science leads report that finds women’s advancement in the STEM workforce are at risk due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ferns sprouting after bushfire

From finding packaging solutions in bananas to using citizen science to track bush regeneration, UNSW Sydney researchers are using nature – and each other – to help tackle global problems.

Science researchers

The latest announcement puts UNSW top in state for 2019 Australian Research Council (ARC) Linkage Project funding scheme.

Snowflake with a self-referential fractal pattern

Pattern and symmetry – with a touch of surprise – may be the mathematical formula for what we find beautiful.

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