Science & Tech

An info-graphic showing planet Earth among smaller spheres displaying strategies of mitigating carbon emissions

Incremental change is not enough if we want to limit temperature rises to 1.5°C, says the IPCC’s Working Group III, which includes UNSW sustainability expert Tommy Wiedmann.

wind turbines

Humanity is off track to keeping global warming to 1.5℃. But if we pull out all stops, we’ve still got a chance.

Professor Flora Salim

Women in AI promotes gender-inclusive artificial intelligence that benefits society.

Blue bottles on sand

The direction a beach faces, relative to wind direction, largely determines how many bluebottles are pushed to shore.

A platypus floats on the top of calm river waters

Environmental survey findings confirm what scientists have suspected; platypuses aren’t in Royal National Park. But plans to reintroduce the iconic species to the park later this year will change this.

Portrait of senior lady

Psychologists find evidence that while ageing results in overall cognitive decline, we become better at positively reframing distressing episodes.

Diana Zhang

Diana Zhang will share her research on developing an advanced machine learning method that can diagnose Parkinson’s Disease from a chemical 'fingerprint'. 

Satellites in orbit of planet Earth

Shrinking satellites are making it cheaper and more accessible to do science in space.

people watching projector with visualisation of earth

The future of Australia’s space efforts will hinge on coordination between defence, industry and universities.

Petrol station priceboard

UNSW experts say lack of government policy, rather than the huge spike in the current cost of petrol caused by sanctions on Russia, is holding back domestic electric vehicle sales.

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