Science & Tech

Tyree Building UNSW, solar panels

World-leading solar research will address cost-effectiveness and sustainable end-of-life management.

A young girl speaks over an Alexa virtual assistant device

A project to record Australian children talking aims to close the gap in speech recognition systems that have until now performed badly in understanding young users of technology.

A scientist in a lab with a petri dish

Healthcare, food production and manufacturing industries will benefit from manufacturing research partnership.

Solar cells, wind turbines and structures that house the electrolyser to create hydrogen

The green hydrogen revolution is coming, and Australia is perfectly placed to take advantage of it, an analysis of production costs by UNSW engineers has shown.

MyGov site on a mobile phone

More than half of the allocated funds will go towards making 'digital government' easier to do business with.

Atacama desert

How ancient microbes survived in a world without oxygen has been a mystery. Scientists discovered a living microbial mat that uses arsenic instead of oxygen for photosynthesis and respiration.

The threatened Southern Barred Frog (Mixophyes balbus)

Many Australian frogs may not have been as devastatingly impacted by last summer’s fires as feared – but scientists need more data to assess the impact further.

Murray-Darling basin during drought

To fully understand droughts, we need to answer the question: where does Australia’s rainfall come from? The answer isn't simple.

Releasing Bilby back in the Taronga Sanctuary at Dubbo

A nocturnal marsupial has been reintroduced into a feral-free area created by a UNSW-led project.

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