Science and business have more in common than some may want to admit, but it is the differences that make collaboration worthwhile, writes Merlin Crossley.
The latest UN report on the vulnerability of societies to the impacts of climate change provides yet another call to act, writes the Sydney Morning Herald scientist-in-residence, UNSW's Fiona Johnson.
Expert hydrologist Dr Fiona Johnson will provide scientific input into news coverage of the upcoming Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report.
Used by more than 400 educational institutions worldwide, eLearning software developed at UNSW has raised $10 million from investors to go global.
UNSW has jumped four places to be ranked fourth in Australia in high-quality research publications, according to the latest Nature Publishing Index for the Asia-Pacific region.
For their stellar contributions to advancing the sum of human knowledge, Professors Rose Amal and Matthew England have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science.
Discoveries in biology will underpin advances in agriculture, environmental science and medicine that are vital for a strong economic future, writes Merlin Crossley.
The Southern Ocean is remote, fast moving and full of large eddies, so the missing aircraft will be increasingly difficult to locate if debris is not found soon, writes Erik van Sebille.
A UNSW-led team of researchers studying dolphins that use sponges as tools has shown that social behaviour can shape the genetic makeup of an animal population in the wild.
UNSW scientists have developed a new evolutionary theory on why consuming a diet that is very low in nutrients extends lifespan in laboratory animals – research that could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans.