Science & Tech

Climate denialism - person with head in sand

Even those who don't question human-induced climate change can fall on the spectrum of climate denialism if they are all talk and no action, a UNSW psychology researcher argues.

Dr Lauren Kark

UNSW students and people with disabilities are working together on creative ways to make technology usable for more people.

Neurons firing

Two types of neuronal circuit in the brain that acquire and update voluntary actions are much more intertwined than previously thought.

ferns sprouting after bushfire

Citizen scientists are being encouraged to photograph bushfire-affected areas to help UNSW Sydney researchers track the recovery of flora and fauna after the fires.

Bendy touchscreens

Previously the stuff of science fiction, flexible, transparent touchscreens could soon become a reality.

Tap water

We’re tapping into UNSW Engineering Professor Stuart Khan's expertise on water quality and how to keep your drinking water safe as the Australian bushfires continue.

Warragamba dam

A study by UNSW engineers suggests we should get used to water restrictions as modelling predicts inflows into natural reservoirs are set to decrease.

female engineer

Building a strong 'engineering identity' is a key step towards bringing more women into the field, a new report has found.

Young girl studying

A new taskforce has launched a report that shows we need to change the perception of engineering in schools and society to increase gender diversity.

Platypus might become extinct

New UNSW research calls for national action to minimise the risk of the platypus vanishing due to habitat destruction, dams and weirs.

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