Science & Tech

A dingo looks a the camera while lying on its stomach on sandy soil

It’s time to reconsider our relationship with the dingo. By collaborating and drawing from both Indigenous and Western knowledge, we can find ways to live in harmony with our apex land predator.

A young woman smiles as she drives with a young girl sitting in the back seat

An academic with expertise in flying and psychology wants to change the way young people learn to drive.

PhD Candidate from Prof. Jan Seidel - technology used to listen to nanoscale crackling noise

Understanding how the phenomenon of ‘crackling noise’ occurs at the microscopic scale could have implications for new research in materials science and medicine.

A house in brisbane shows marks from previous floods.

A UNSW Sydney scientist explains some of the psychological processes that influence our decision making around home insurance and climate change. 

Wind turbine and nuclear power station

UNSW expert says there is a distinct and strange difference in the way AUKUS nuclear technology is discussed compared to the potential widespread production of nuclear power in Australia.

Moon at sunset with sky and clouds

As space exploration and colonisation expand, off-Earth resources will create a booming market.

row of trees before they are being planted

Nature positive is the new rallying cry to reverse environmental decline. But it could easily become greenwash – if we’re not careful.

Eastern Grey Kangaroos in a field

In a new study looking at animal behaviour, researchers analysed over 3000 photographs of a single kangaroo population.

Colourful lights representing data points on a 3D mountainous terrain

Australia’s new “consumer data right” leads the world in allowing data to be moved safely and efficiently. So what is it? And how can it help protect you and your personal data against data breaches?

farm dam in the hunter valley

Australia has almost 1.8 million farm dams – and some are home to threatened frog species.

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