Science & Tech

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We've had 10 federal ministers with titular responsibility for science since 2007 – five under the Coalition and five under Labor. That variation and a lack of consistent vision has an impact.

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Researchers from UNSW Engineering are harnessing new technologies to help build Australia’s space future.

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The transport sector is the fastest growing contributor of greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles are a cost-effective solution.

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Reports say that a new species of ancient human has been identified in a cave in The Philippines. But only a few bone and teeth fossil fragments have been found, so far.

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Ian Turner is internationally regarded for his work on protecting our coastlines. Now, he sees supporting gender equity as his next important challenge.

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Dingoes play a key role in the conservation of Australian outback ecosystems by suppressing feral cat populations, a UNSW Sydney study has found.

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UNSW Sydney is pursuing new partnerships to realise the potential of smart cities and hybrid energy storage systems to power them. 

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A UNSW Sydney mathematician has cracked a maths problem that has stood for almost half a century which will enable computers to multiply huge numbers together much more quickly.

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On this year’s Global Day of the Engineer, we celebrate engineers at UNSW whose research is making an impact on the world.

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UNSW astronomers have shown that binary stars – two stars locked in orbit around each other – reflect light as well as radiating it, revealing new ways for their detection.

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