Science & Tech

Woman looking depressed

A UNSW expert on post-traumatic stress and anxiety explains why this year’s lockdown is affecting everyone – and especially vulnerable groups – differently.

RNA technology

Beyond fighting pandemics with mRNA vaccines, there is significant potential to treat cancer, genetic and autoimmune diseases.

Water treatment

UNSW Professor Ewa Goldys leads research that uses CRISPR technology to more quickly and easily identify potentially fatal Cryptosporidium microorganisms.

View over an ocean

In a UNSW Science Week event, Dr Ayana Elizabeth Johnson said the key to fighting the climate crisis is saving the oceans.

Pall Thordarson smiles in a white lab coat and plastic safety goggles

The UNSW RNA Institute will position Australia as a leader in the global research effort to combat emerging vaccine-resistant viruses, such as COVID-19 variants.

BHP building

BHP is banking profits from its failing assets, while washing its hands of the responsibility for its past and ongoing contribution to climate change.

Dr Asheeta Prasad

National Science Week: meet neuroscientist Dr Asheeta Prasad, whose career has been shaped by childhood questions. 

Mariana Mayer Pinto

National Science Week: Meet UNSW’s Dr Mariana Mayer Pinto, a marine biologist finding solutions to human impacts on the sea.

Dr Anna Wang

National Science Week: Meet UNSW's Dr Anna Wang who is trying to build a cell from scratch.

Fire fighters hose fire

Academic research can shed light on crucial questions about what life on Earth will be like under the most plausible emissions scenarios. And a warning: the answers are confronting.

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