Science & Tech

UNSW will boost its strength in nanotechnology, clean energy and biotechnologies following its success in the latest round of federal government infrastructure grants.

Gillard inside

Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard officiated at the start of work on UNSW's landmark new research centre, the Tyree Energy Technologies Building.

Outback inside

Climate change is accelerating beyond expectations and urgent emissions reductions are required, according to a new report by some of the world's top climate scientists.

Wetlands inside

An extra 600,000 megalitres of water needs to be returned to the Murray River to avert an environmental disaster in its lower reaches, a scientific review has found.

Solar thermal inside

A new approach to harnessing small-scale solar power could deliver higher levels of efficiency in portable power sources.

Mona taouk inside

Psychologist Mona Taouk is developing a world-first questionnaire to identify young people at risk of depression and suicide.

Bush rats inside

Sydney's native bush rats were victims of a campaign to exterminate foreign black rats during a plague in 1900, according to scientists who plan to reintroduce the native rodents.

Bushfire inside

Australian scientists led by UNSW remote sensing expert Associate Professor LinLin Ge will have access to high resolution images from Chinese satellites, boosting our capacity to respond to natural disasters.

Ewaste inside

Don't throw out your analogue radio just yet. UNSW industrial designer Miles Park shows how smart design can extend the lifespan of products rendered obsolete, reducing the growth of e-waste.

UNSW's solar racing team is celebrating its victory in the Global Green Challenge from Darwin to Adelaide. Sunswift IV was the first Australian car to cross the finish line.