Dr Rita Henderson has been anointed one of the brightest talents in international water research in recognition of her outstanding early career work.
Female dolphins who have help from their female friends are far more successful as mothers than those without such help, according to a landmark study.
A student developing software to help robots navigate has won the Faculty of Engineering Dean's Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Research.
UNSW researchers have won five of this year's ten NSW Young Tall Poppy Awards, with psychologist Michelle Moulds named as the overall winner for her work on depression.
The proposal to scale back water use in the Murray-Darling Basin by more than a third puts the nation at the forefront of international water conservation efforts, says Professor Richard Kingsford.
An international team led by UNSW researchers has won the inaugural 2010 Future Justice Prize for its analysis of the most up-to-date climate science published in the lead-up to the UN's Copenhagen conference.
A life-saving design with far-reaching potential has won industrial design graduate Sam Adeloju one of the world's highest-profile prizes for young designers.
A team led by UNSW engineers and physicists has achieved a breakthrough that brings a super-fast quantum computer a step closer to reality.
A UNSW engineering student's work to bring power to a remote Pacific island village has won recognition from Australia's peak engineering body.
Public scepticism about climate change is linked to how people make judgements and decisions, according to a UNSW study that brings together climate science and psychology.