Science & Tech

Dr Hassan Habibi Gharakheili

UNSW engineers are exploring how Internet of Things devices will change our lives for the better, but not before they are made much more secure.

New Year's Resolution

Why do New Year's resolution notoriously fail and how do we make sure we stick to them? Dr Lisa A Williams from UNSW School of Psychology explains the psychological reasons why your New Year's resolutions might actually work.

Associate Professor Julian Cox

How do we avoid foodborne illnesses this festive season? Associate Professor Julian Cox from UNSW School of Chemical Engineering knows a thing or two about food safety.

Sea ice

This year's most popular science stories took readers from melting Antarctic ice sounding the alarm on microbes and climate change, to a pest-proof fence to protect native wildlife in far western NSW, and early signs of life in ancient rocks in the Pilbara, WA.

Nick Kyrgios

After analysing posts from 100,000 Twitter users, our research used big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence to reveal the hidden personality traits underpinning thousands of jobs.

Job map

Thousands of Australian students will get their Higher School Certificates this week – but how many will choose the ‘right career’?

Dr Lisa A Williams

Does the perfect gift exist? Dr Lisa A Williams from UNSW School of Psychology gives her top tips for choosing the best gift.

veena sahajwalla in the microfactorie

Technology from UNSW that can reform waste into new materials is closer to commercialisation thanks to new NSW government funding. 

UNSW Sunswift

From world-leading research to our student-led projects, we look back on the most-read stories of UNSW Engineering in 2019

Hydrogen energy

Scientists show how using only water, iron, nickel and electricity can create hydrogen energy much more cheaply than before.

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