Science & Tech

Jelena Rnjak-Kovacina, Ewa Goldys, Merlin Crossley

Pioneering researchers recognised for excellence in three award categories.

bream and squid pop

A global team of biologists has used squid treats to track predator activity underwater, discovering temperature changes communities more than appetites.

Close-up of solar flare and coronal mass ejection on the Sun

Scientists have trained an artificial intelligence (AI) to help understand the evolution of young stars and their planets – a new benchmark in the use of AI in astronomy.

Broad-headed snake

UNSW Sydney researchers have received grants to investigate the impact of the 2019/2020 bushfires on threatened reptiles and to assist in the conservation of invertebrate animals.

Professor Rob Brander

A new collection of coastal research fieldwork stories reveals the exciting – and sometimes life-threatening – tales behind the science.

Carbon emissions from refinery

The coronavirus pandemic caused the UN's annual climate conference to be postponed by a year, but it was also responsible for a drop in carbon emissions. Is it enough and will it last?

A young girl speaks over an Alexa virtual assistant device

AUSKidTalk, a project that records Australian children talking, aims to close the gap in speech recognition systems that have until now performed badly in understanding young users of technology.

Polluting factories with China flag

It remains to be seen whether China's climate promise is genuine. But it puts pressure on many other nations – not least Australia – to follow.

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