Swimming away from sharks, defending a tent during mini-cyclone and being threatened with a pet dingo are all in a day’s work for Professor Rob Brander, coastal geomorphologist at UNSW Sydney.
Every year, Professor Richard Kingsford and his team from UNSW Science’s Centre for Ecosystem Science (CES) spend more than a hundred hours conducting the Eastern Australian Waterbird Survey – one of the largest wildlife surveys in Australia.
UNSW Sydney researchers have received grants to investigate the impact of the 2019/2020 bushfires on threatened reptiles and to assist in the conservation of invertebrate animals.
A new collection of coastal research fieldwork stories reveals the exciting – and sometimes life-threatening – tales behind the science.
The coronavirus pandemic caused the UN's annual climate conference to be postponed by a year, but it was also responsible for a drop in carbon emissions. Is it enough and will it last?
AUSKidTalk, a project that records Australian children talking, aims to close the gap in speech recognition systems that have until now performed badly in understanding young users of technology.
It remains to be seen whether China's climate promise is genuine. But it puts pressure on many other nations – not least Australia – to follow.
A team led by 2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons has taken another important step forward in the development of a silicon quantum computer.
The global partnership brings together experts from Australia and California for collaborative opportunities in food systems.
It’s not rocket science – or is it? A UNSW Sydney astronomer explains how the right sci-fi watchlist can make physics easier to understand.