Three UNSW researchers are finalists in The Australian Innovation Challenge, a competition that offers cash prizes to commercialise the country’s best ideas.
UNSW Science postgraduate research students have helped found the Sydney Society for Conservation Biology and will launch a "Conservation Conversations" public seminar series at UNSW this week.
Unusual El Niños, like those that led to the extraordinary super El Niño years of 1982 and 1997, will occur twice as often under even modest global warming scenarios.
With so many daily distractions, we live in a procrastinator's paradise, but accepting we are prone to delaying unpleasant tasks can allow us to manage our behaviour and become more productive, writes Amy Reichelt.
Online, businesses are fuelled by economic forces that favour the creation of superstars at the expense of all but the smallest of niche rivals, writes Paul McCarthy.
India's mission to Mars will search for methane and could reveal an important aspect about the history of water on the red planet, writes Malcolm Walter.
Mission-directed research has become dominant but it is curiosity-driven research that leads to breakthroughs, making long-term commitment to both vital, writes Merlin Crossley.
An extinct species of a carnivorous platypus about a metre long – the largest platypus ever found – has been discovered in the famous Riversleigh World Heritage Area by UNSW researchers.
Introducing a draft bill to remove the carbon tax is a symbolic first act of parliament for Prime Minister Tony Abbott but he faces a rocky road in getting a deal done, writes Donna Green.
UNSW scientists carrying out research on mental health, the laws of the universe, energy storage and climate extremes have won five of this year’s nine NSW Young Tall Poppy Science Awards.