The Australian Energy Research Institute at UNSW has appointed internationally recognised industry expert George Maltabarow as its inaugural Chairman, bolstering important links to industry and government.
The only sure way to stop the buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere is to curb carbon dioxide emissions, write Steve Sherwood and Laurie Menviel.
The origins of the El Niño climatic events that usually bring extended hot, dry conditions to much of Australia are detectable up to 18 months beforehand, a new study has found.
With advances in nanotechnology, the future of medicine is taking shape on the nano-scale and making possible healthcare solutions once confined to the realm of science fiction.
UNSW is helping scientists map the genomes of our oldest citizens in an international competition pushing the barriers of science and technology.
The future of a sustainable Australian space program is small, lightweight spacecraft using advanced technology with significant US involvement., writes Steven Tsitas.
People all over the world are gearing up to witness this century's final transit of Venus, as it passes between Earth and the sun, writes Jonti Horner.
Sydney is a prime viewing spot to witness the Transit of Venus. UNSW is hosting an Open Day with talks and telescopes to watch this major astronomical event.
The underlying causes of the poleward shifts of the Earth’s principal climatic zones are still not clear, writes Joseph Kidston.
A UNSW-led team of researchers has developed a new class of biosensor that can detect exceptionally small traces of contaminants in liquids.