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20 September 2018

A music video raising awareness about plastic pollution demonstrates that effective science communication comes in many forms. 

29 August 2018

It’s almost a year since Australia had a named science minister in Cabinet.

27 August 2018

A new UNSW study has revealed the science behind sexy selfies, showing that women tend to sexualise themselves in environments with greater economic inequality, rather than where they might be...

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3 August 2018

Three research students studying crayweed on Sydney’s coastline, the effects of diet on sperm and semen traits, and the objectification of women, have each won $3000 prizes in the 2018 UNSW...

1 August 2018

A talk by Australia’s quantum computing pioneer, tours of electronic waste microfactories, a workshop about seaweed restoration along Sydney’s coastline and debate about the challenges of our...

31 July 2018

According to recent studies, billions of synthetic microfibres are making their way out of laundries and into the sea in spite of wastewater treatment and filtration – and could end up in your...

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27 June 2018

The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme is part of our dedication to harnessing our cutting-edge research to solve complex problems and improve the lives of people in local and global communities...

22 June 2018

Using historic satellite data from NASA, research led by UNSW scientists has shown the health of the Murray-Darling Basin vegetation and the surrounding ecosystem responded in sync with water...

15 June 2018

Dean of Science Professor Emma Johnston has been appointed an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO) for “distinguished service to higher education, particularly to marine ecology and...

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17 April 2018

Young women posting alluring photos of themselves online say less about gender discrimination – or those taking the sexy selfies – than about the economies they live in, writes Khandis Blake.