Science & Tech

Echo with Dr Noel Hanna

Dr Noel Hanna from UNSW Science explains what an echo is and how they work.
 

traffic jam

A new model based on how diseases spread will help traffic controllers get on top of congestion faster.

Why bad odours hang around

Odour is all about perception and minimising it depends on what stage of the process you choose to target, a UNSW Engineering lecturer explains.

Children playing

Dr Georgie Fleming recommends five “pandemic parenting” strategies – including how to best use special play, praise, rewards, consequences and self-care.

Dr Anna Wang

A UNSW Sydney researcher has received a prestigious international grant to create self-propagating synthetic cells.

Decision-making at the supermarket

Learned connections between stimuli and reward – like the positive emotions associated with popular brands – have a powerful influence over our future decisions. Scientists have started to discover why.

German Shepherd

The DNA sequencing of a healthy German shepherd will mean dogs can be screened for hip and other diseases much more accurately.

Climate change

UNSW Sydney has brought a global alliance of top climate change researchers together to provide a new, international platform for universities to communicate climate research with authority to our leaders.

Finding new ways to keep in touch.

Professor of computer science and award-winning educator, Richard Buckland, shares his tips for helping less tech-savvy relatives adapt to socialising online – with as little tension as possible.

Graphene

A new class of graphene-based filters could make current gas purification methods more effective. 

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