Science & Tech

Advance care planning

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received a grant to make end of life planning more accessible for older adults.

Test tubes in a lab

High-performing UNSW researchers have been awarded 33 medical and health research fellowships.

rakesh joshi and tobias foller

A fundamental discovery in materials science has potential applications for water filtration and energy storage.

Crew on a ship prepare to drop an Argo float into the sea

So many climate models, so little time … A new way of measuring ocean temperatures helps scientists sort the likely from unlikely scenarios of global warming.

woman on sofa wearing mask

Home quarantine apps face serious privacy, security and bias issues. Home detention ankle tags might be a better option.

Giulia Ferretto planting Posidonia australis underwater in Port Stephens

A ‘storm squad’ of volunteers are collecting seagrass fragments used to rehabilitate endangered Posidonia.

Renewable energy

Everything you ever wanted to know about the way we will ultimately derive all our power from renewable sources, and how quickly it will be achieved.

Scientist Emma Harding smiles as she works in a laboratory with a pipette

Viral fossils buried in DNA may protect against future virus infections, a new marsupial study suggests.

A platypus swimming at Taronga Zoo

UNSW Sydney scientists are leading a project to bring the iconic mammal back to Royal National Park after almost 50 years.

waratahs in Royal national park

Professor Richard Kingsford will lead the ecological health assessment of Australia’s oldest national park.

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