Science & Tech

Mathew Skye is an avid scuba diver, a skill that was a big part of his studies and also now when managing an abalone hatchery.

A UNSW alumnus’ love for scuba diving took him on a marine science tour – from seagrass research to now working at an abalone hatchery.

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Creating new materials from waste products is essential if we’re to solve the global recycling, waste and emissions crisis.

Nick Murray

Leading UNSW conservation scientist Dr Nicholas Murray has been selected as Australia’s nominee for the APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education. 

Hydrophone array diagram

Researchers at UNSW Sydney have been selected by Sydney Water to test the capability of their patented optical technology to detect leaks, which could save billions of gallons of water annually.

Micro-submarines travelling in the human body

UNSW engineers have shown that micro-submarines powered by nano-motors could navigate the human body to provide targeted drug delivery to diseased organs without the need for external stimulus.

Bottlenose dolphins in Shark Bay

UNSW scientists have added to the growing body of research into genetic markers that are important for animal conservation.

2019 Top Five

Five early-career researchers in fields ranging from psychology to geology have been chosen to undertake a two-week residency at ABC's Radio National.

headphones

A new project to develop an unprecedented capability in quantum computing – a 'noise-cancelling headphone' for quantum computers – is set to increase the stability of fragile quantum building blocks, or qubits.

Sea horses are among the marine animals that depend on the sea grasses for habitat.

On this year’s International Day of Biodiversity, we are showcasing some of our scientists who are working to safeguard our ecosystems – both far away and close to home.

Australia population census

You could compare election opinion polls to penalty shoot-outs at a World Cup final: there’s huge pressure to get it right and we remember the big misses most of all.

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