Science & Tech

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Geneticist Professor John Mattick will join the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences in October as the University's latest SHARP hire.

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People with superior facial recognition abilities are being recruited for surveillance and security roles while the science behind the phenomenon is having to play catch-up.

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How should we be building along the global coast? A framework by UNSW scientists delivers some much-needed answers.

Rona Chandrawati

Dr Rona Chandrawati’s work on colourimetric nanosensors aims to make testing for chemical compounds in food, health and the environment cheap, scalable and accessible.

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UNSW scientists have shown a group of Mars specialists the secrets of the remote Pilbara's ancient rocks - all in preparation for NASA's and ESA's Mars 2020 missions.

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Dr Laura Hosman discusses how her world-changing solar-powered digital library will bring education to remote global regions.

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Associate Professor Darren Saunders, UNSW Medicine, has won the 2019 Celestino Eureka Prize for Promoting Understanding of Science

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At best, setting off a nuclear bomb inside a hurricane will do nothing, and at worst it will spread radioactive fallout around the world.

Sandersan Onie

Psychology PhD student Sandersan Onie is working on removing the stigma surrounding mental health and improving science-based interventions in his home of Indonesia.

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