Science & Tech

Professor Veena Sahajwalla and federal Environment Minister Sussan Ley

The revolutionary technology developed at UNSW Sydney positions Australia at the forefront of how we re-use discarded materials.

Mars mission

From solar sail-powered spacecraft, to laser communications, to asteroid detection systems, there is no shortage of Australian ideas and expertise to help NASA explore the Moon and Mars.

mining

Australia cannot distance itself from moral responsibility for emissions from exported fossil fuels.

Pyrite

Western Australia’s famous 3.5-billion-year-old stromatolites contain microbial remains of some of the earliest life on Earth, UNSW scientists have found.

Gliding dragon

UNSW researchers show gliding animals are an evolutionary surprise because their innovation did not lead to a proliferation of new adaptive forms.

Satellite

UNSW Sydney engineers are developing new satellite technology that can be used to determine the state of the seas as well as a number of other useful applications.

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Professor Martina Stenzel is the first woman in almost 90 years to be awarded the Royal Society of NSW's Liversidge Medal. 

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Australia’s foremost cybersecurity leaders will gather on Friday to decide how the nation can produce more people with the skills to protect it from attack.

Gases in the intestines

UNSW Sydney chemical engineers have traced the journey of gases through the gut while further developing a non-invasive, gas-capturing capsule.

Tashya Miranda at work taking water samples

Young environmental scientist Tashya Miranda is applying her marine biology skills and knowledge to improving Sydney's water.

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