Science & Tech

A group of Pacific leaping blennies out of the water on the foreshores of the island Guam

Many blennies – a remarkable family of fishes – evolved from an aquatic ’jack of all trades’ to a ‘master of one’ upon the invasion of land, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown. 

Rocket launch

The launch of the M2 Pathfinder satellite by UNSW Canberra supports Australia's development of artificial intelligence in space.

Kaarin Anstey

Scientia Professor Kaarin Anstey joined the University in 2018 under its Strategic Hires and Retention Pathways (SHARP) scheme, an initiative of the UNSW 2025 Strategy to recruit world-class researchers to the University, and the NeuRA Discovery Fund.

Eosinophils

UNSW scientists have shown in mice that eosinophils, a type of immune cell, could be important in activating a type of fat that burns energy instead of storing it.

Coal-fired power plant

Making catalysts to convert waste carbon dioxide into useful industrial products has been expensive and complicated – until now. UNSW engineers show it’s as easy as playing with Lego.

homelessness

Australia has managed to house the homeless in hotels during the COVID-19 pandemic. We now have an opportunity to be thinking about longer-term solutions.

Cycling lane

Before jumping behind the wheel, we should consider other modes of transport, say UNSW experts.

Dr Georgie Fleming conducting an I-PCIT session

A real-world trial has tested the effectiveness – and revealed the challenges – of adapting behavioural therapy to the online world.

Resilience is a process

Resilience is an adaptive process usually developed over a lifetime – but we’re taking a crash-course in it now.

Gwydir River, part of the Murray-Darling Basin

A new UNSW study demands better transparency around the idiosyncratic water management rules governing water allocation in the Murray-Darling Basin.

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