Science

January 2014

Jan
07
Abstract:Tropical convection is important for the energy and water budget of the Earth, but,...
Jan
16
Presenter: Professor Marius JungeInstitution: University of IllinoisThe theory of noncommutative...
Jan
17
The School of Optometry and Vision Science is hosting this seminar by Professor Russell Woods from...
Jan
24
In 1748, Euler initiated a new approach to the "analysis of the infinite" studying functions...
Jan
29
The thermodynamic equilibrium state in a dry GCM impacts the dynamics of the stratosphere and...
Jan
29
Dr Marco Dozza from Sweden will present this seminar, courtesy of our School of Aviation. ...
Jan
30
Dr Haihui Wang will present this seminar, courtesy of our School of Materials Science and...
Jan
31
Henrique Bursztyn, IMPA Brazil, will give a general introduction to Lie algebroids and Lie...

February 2014

Feb
03
In this special public lecture, author and academic Dr Paul Seabright will explore the question "...
Feb
04
This special public presentation will be delivered by Monique Borgerhoff Mulder, Professor in the...
Feb
07
Sethu Sheeladevi received two Master’s degrees in Commerce and Hospital Management, from Madurai...
Feb
07
Oxide thin films offer promise of multiple functionalities that can be tailored via interface...
Feb
07
Dr. Pardini will provide a practical overview of the longitudinal Pittsburgh Boys and Girls...
Feb
07
Dr Donald Baird is a Senior Research Scientist with Environment Canada, and is a Visiting...
Feb
07
We consider a multicomponent system for which each component has a random state, and a monotone...
Feb
11
Presenter: Professor Weng-Sing HwangAbstract:Through an Advanced Industry-University Cooperation...
Feb
11
In this one-hour seminar Dr. Oikawa of JEOL TEM Application team will discuss current state of the...
Feb
11
Professor Martin Daly from the University of Missouri has a background in animal behavior, but he...
Feb
12
This presentation will focus on identifying appropriate study designs and methods of analysis to...
Feb
14
Dr. Zeng achieved his PhD in Material Science & Engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing...
Feb
14
For whom do they work? Increasingly, for many psychosocial interventions there is a considerable...
Feb
17
In this talk, David Johnson, from Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University,  ...
Feb
18
The role of the ocean’s overturning circulation in transporting heat vertically is uncertain....
Feb
19
Future climate projections are strongly influenced by climate sensitivity (CS). Many recent...
Feb
19
Dr Pardini is a child clinical psychologist whose research has focused on examining the...
Feb
20
Dr Eliza Bliss-Moreau is currently a research fellow at University of California, Davis with joint...
Feb
28
Professor M Stanley Whittingham from SUNY, USA, will be presenting on Materials - The Technology...
Feb
28
The higher the strength of engineering alloys, the higher is the significance of material defects...
Feb
28
When Einstein unveiled his General Theory of Relativity in 1915, the scientific world was deeply...

March 2014

Mar
03
As is well-known semidefinite relaxations of discrete optimization problems can yield excellent...
Mar
04
This is a new session of the popular workshop aimed at new users and those looking to incorporate...
Mar
04
Georg Raffelt from Max Planck Institute for Physics, Munich will be presenting on Neutrino: Ghost...
Mar
05
A variety of recent topics in inhaled aerosol research from the presenter’s research group will be...
Mar
05
Mrs Oleksandra Krasnova from UNSW (previously The University of Nottingham) will be presenting.
Mar
05
Tara Djokic, a MPhil candidate from the Australian Centre for Astrobiology will present on her...
Mar
06
This workshop will cover tips and methods to make your analyses in MATLAB run faster, smoother,...
Mar
06
Professor Merlin Crossley, Dean of Science, will discuss the various issues and skills needed for...
Mar
07
Species selection -- heritable trait-dependent differences in rates of speciation or extinction...
Mar
07
In this talk, Professor Noel Cressie gives a hierarchical-statistical-modelling framework for...
Mar
11
In this presentation Peter Dragnev, Purdue University, proves that the equilibrium measure of a...
Mar
11
Can we fix it? Evolutionary biologist Jeffrey H. Schwartz is Professor of Anthropology and History...
Mar
13
The Dual Personality of Lithium Aminoborohydrides.Presenter: Professor Bakthan SingaramInstitution...
Mar
14
Presenter: Professor Naoto ChataniInstitution: Osaka University
Mar
14
An example from Central Queensland using magnetic and gravity data. The crustal architecture as...
Mar
14
This talk presents an approximation of a Gegenbauer autoregressive moving average (GARMA) process...
Mar
19
Dr Jim Mitchell from the University of Western Australia will be presenting.
Mar
20
Near-surface deformation related to neotectonics is accommodated by brittle faults. Displacement...
Mar
21
Global atmospheric CO2 concentrations are rising at a rate reaching nearly 2% p.a., and as [CO2]...
Mar
21
In multi-class discriminant analysis for High Dimension Low Sample Size settings it is not...
Mar
24
The adoption of renewable energy (RE) is essential to shift the global economy to a low-carbon one...
Mar
24
The adoption of renewable energy (RE) is essential to shift the global economy to a low-carbon one...
Mar
25
We establish a surprising link between two a priori completely unrelated objects. Presenter:...
Mar
26
Science. Explore the possibilities. UNSW Science invites Year 11 and Year 12 students and their...
Mar
27
Presented by Dr. Helen Brand from the Australian Synchrotron, turning bright ideas into brilliant...
Mar
28
Across large areas in support of carbon trading and land management policy. Environmental change...
Mar
28
Random walk in random environment is a model for motion through a disordered medium. Traditionally...

April 2014

Apr
01
My talk reviews our recent progress in developing revolutionary photonic circuits that exploit...
Apr
03
Presenter: Prof. Shudong WangInstitution: University of South Australia
Apr
03
As part of the Postdoctoral Academy’s “Show Me The Money” series, Dr Kevin Cullen will present on...
Apr
03
This seminar will show that a strengthening in Pacific trade winds over the past 20 years is...
Apr
04
This seminar will describe the atmospheric circulation mechanisms that are of primary importance...
Apr
04
Phenotypic evolution in groups undergoing adaptive radiation can be governed by multiple classes...
Apr
04
.. for p-variate time series of length n with heavy-tails. In this paper we give an asymptotic...
Apr
08
A common theme in modern representation theory is to study the representations of quantisations of...
Apr
08
Educators who are interested in experimenting with flipped classrooms face the challenge of...
Apr
10
During the current global warming 'hiatus', extreme hot temperatures have continued to increase. ...
Apr
11
In the terrestrial biosphere: carbon and water are fundamental to life on Earth. Carbon, in its...
Apr
11
G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are the largest class of molecules involved in signal...
Apr
11
We offer a two-tiered significance analysis that can replace the E-value in selecting the best...
Apr
16
This seminar will show that El Niño events are expected to become increasingly asymmetric as the...
Apr
16
The UNSW Science Society in partnership with the Faculty of Science will be hosting a Science...
Apr
17
A fine line between helping and hindering. Associate Professor Chris Ling from University of...
Apr
23
"Often, it may be said that the interface is the device,” says Nobel Laureat Herbert Kroemer....
Apr
24
Be entertained and enlightened by astronomer & astrobiologist Jonti Horner, as he describes...
Apr
26
“Science through your eyes: Capture an image the explores an environmental issue that you would...
Apr
29
Why everyone is wrong about the costs of addressing climate change. We will rapidly de-carbonize...

May 2014

May
01
Presenter: Dr. Alexey GlushenkovInstitution: Deakin UniversityThis talk will go over facilities...
May
01
Iin CMIP5: the implications for climate change and ENSO dynamics. A report from the 1st meeting of...
May
01
For the first time, a postdoc will present to colleagues at the monthly Postdoc Academy.  Adam...
May
02
Nutrition is a complex process of matching multiple and dynamic nutrient needs to variable,...
May
07
This seminar will investigate how the marine climate in the Tasman Sea is projected to change...
May
09
Diet studies of marine fishes are generally limited to the regions in which the studies are...
May
09
Exquisite control of cholesterol synthesis is crucial for maintaining homeostasis of this vital...
May
09
A major research theme in our laboratory is the discovery of natural products from microorganisms...
May
16
Will our invaders eventually be accepted as unique native taxa? Introducing species to a new...
May
16
In 1985, C. Borell proved that half-spaces maximize the noise stability among all sets of a given ...
May
20
Distributional limit theorems such as the Central Limit Theorem are important in statistics and...
May
20
Down-scaling has been the leading paradigm of the semiconductor industry since the invention of...
May
22
SIMS is one of the most powerful characterisation techniques for materials, chemistry, physics and...
May
23
Over the last decade Campylobacter concisus, a highly fastidious member of the Campylobacter genus...
May
23
Representations of Bondi Beach appear in books, films, photographs, scholarly articles, artworks...
May
23
Because just males have a Y chromosome, it has long been thought that it can only bear genes with...
May
23
We introduce a semiparametric generalized linear models framework for time-series data that does...
May
23
Speaker: Dr. Vincent Smith Where: Physics Lecture Theatre, Old Main Building, UNSW Kensington...
May
27
This public lecture by Karen Parshall will cover what it was like for women to become...
May
28
Master's research by Nazanin Kaveh, MSc, developed a PBPK model to help define better drinking...
May
29
Rock-avalanches (debris-avalanche, rockslide-avalanche or sturzstrom) constitute the end member...
May
30
The American mathematical research community experienced remarkable changes over the course of the...
May
30
In addition to their role as pests in urban environments, termites are keystone species and...

June 2014

Jun
03
In this talk I will describe how algebraic ideas can be used to model some bacterial evolutionary...
Jun
04
This seminar will present recent modelling work aimed at understanding Tropical Instability Waves...
Jun
05
Professor Jan Cami from University of Western Ontario will be presenting on Cosmic Fullerenes.
Jun
05
We'll carry out a hands-on exercise to give you a "real life" feel for the life of a grant assesor...
Jun
06
This research suggests that the sexual asymmetry resulting from maternal transmission of the...
Jun
06
Since it began the Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network ecosystem and modelling and scaling...
Jun
06
This thesis explores the genomic plasticity and adaptive strategies of C. raciborskii (an invasive...
Jun
13
A nonparametric test of the mutual independence between many numerical random vectors is proposed....
Jun
18
Positive definite matrices and positive semi-definite matrices are very important concepts of...
Jun
20
In an effort to dissipate the notorious effect of the catastrophic oil spills that occur in the...
Jun
20
Neurodevelopmental disorders (NDD) such as autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability...
Jun
20
Speaker: Jonty MarshallTitle: Circumstellar Debris Discs: following dusty footprints for clues...
Jun
24
In the past few years we have seen a true revolution in time-domain photometry of stars -- an...
Jun
24
Einstein's 1905 Special Relativity is a foundational theory of 20th century physics, with a beauty...
Jun
30
Nicola Szostek's talk examines the role of healthy living in presbyopia - a condition of the eye's...
Jun
30
A physics readiness and enrichment program in preparation for the Science Olympiad Physics Exam...

July 2014

Jul
04
Getting the balance right: ectopic lipid accumulation in non-adipose tissues is known to cause...
Jul
04
Protein methylation, once thought to be obscure, has recently become one of the most widely...
Jul
04
Welcome to the NYSF Tour of UNSWNote: this event is exclusive to students in the NYSF program. ...
Jul
07
Addictions and Mental Health: Some new findings improving our understanding, prevention and...
Jul
09
 On behalf of the School of Psychology, I am delighted to personally invite you to the UNSW...
Jul
14
The application of quantitative MRI in cancer radiation treatment.Description:  3D Radiation...
Jul
18
Petroleum hydrocarbon contamination is extensive throughout the Polar Regions and particularly...
Jul
18
Marine sponges form intimate relationships with complex communities of bacterial symbionts....
Jul
23
We attempt to quantify the southward eddy-driven transport in the Southeast Pacific sector of the...
Jul
25
Series of lectures showcasing the latest research findings in the area of the surface of the eye,...
Jul
29
This seminar will examine the role of visual factors in illusory self-motion perception (vection)....
Jul
29
From the origin of the universe to the nature of consciousness, scientists have grappled for...
Jul
31
DNA is not only a wonderful material for nanoscale construction, its hybridization or hydrolysis...
Jul
31
Prof. Andrew Morris & Dr Nicole van Nes will present on the progress of road safety over the...

August 2014

Aug
01
Electron Backscatter Diffraction (EBSD) Characterisation and In-situ Observation of Strain Field...
Aug
01
Evolution takes place in a spatial context. The geographic structure of environmental variation...
Aug
01
The influence of microbes on the Earth and on humanity is immense.Description: The influence of...
Aug
01
Many diseases and disorders are associated with downregulated glutathione homeostasis in affected...
Aug
08
Earth experienced a fundamental revolution in tectonic style at the Archean-Proterozoic boundary,...
Aug
15
Elaine's talk looks at the eye muscles engaged during head vibration. Description: It is well...
Aug
15
Nanowires are filamentary crystals with a tailored diameter between few and ~100 nm, that are  ...
Aug
15
Numerous human diseases are associated with a dysregulation in cellular nutrient metabolism....
Aug
15
Predators exert a powerful selective force on the ecosystems they inhabit. The effects of...
Aug
15
Cyanobacteria produce an unparalleled array of bioactive secondary metabolites, including...
Aug
15
Discover how the technology used in polarised glasses increases our understanding of the Universe!...
Aug
21
Dr Choon-Hong Tan from Nanyang Technical University, Singapore, will be presenting.
Aug
21
Utilizing two climate models, this seminar will discuss the features concerning atmospheric...
Aug
21
In Central South University - environmental pollution has been a critical issue in China and also...
Aug
22
Australia is the world’s driest inhabited continent, resulting in considerable development of...
Aug
29
New tricks, new tools, and new data - rates and patterns of molecular evolution can vary...
Aug
29
The potential role of Glutamate Rector-5 in Microglial Activation: ASD are complex psychiatric...

September 2014

Sep
01
Brian Schmidt: some reflections on my life as a Postdoc managing an international team, and trying...
Sep
06
Open Day is your chance to see UNSW up-close and personal. See our high quality facilities and...
Sep
07
This Father's Day people from all walks of life and ages (including many Dads!) will take to the...
Sep
08
This seminar will present results from the first sub-mesoscale-resolving model of the Kerguelen...
Sep
10
We improve the biogeochemical component of ocean models by coupling an adaptable phytoplankton...
Sep
11
Use of electrospinning to fabricate polymer and ceramic systems - showcasing key findings relating...
Sep
12
The past, present and future of animals with environmental sex determination.  Many extant reptile...
Sep
12
Several lines of evidence point to a key role for dynamic epigenetic changes during brain...
Sep
12
UNSW Science cares about forging and maintaining strong links to industry.All interested staff and...
Sep
16
Present day semiconductor nanoscience depends heavily on the precise construction of...
Sep
17
We investigate processes which trigger large scale oceanic and sea-ice variability over the...
Sep
19
The ocean is in constant motion, with water circulating within and flowing between basins. As the...
Sep
23
This seminar will present QSurge, a product which allows for real-time storm tide risk assessment...
Sep
23
The Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute and the Statistical Society of Australia are co-...
Sep
24
Using stalagmites for past climate reconstructionsDescription:  Talk will give an overview of the...
Sep
25
Thank you for signing up! ... if you’re keen on reviewing the hangout podcast video, we are...
Sep
26
Our research suggests that some of these Campylobacter species may play a role in extra-oral...
Sep
26
With the advent of TALEN and CRISPR technology it should now be possible to engineer in beneficial...
Sep
29
The third in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2014.  All welcome. Mental Health,...

October 2014

Oct
01
If you're in years 9 or 10 and have a curious mind and want to spend three days with world-...
Oct
07
The expression levels of the MYC oncoprotein have long been recognized to be associated with the...
Oct
08
Ocean currents are responsible for transport and dispersal, shaping our climate and the...
Oct
08
We invite you to see the Earth's shadow pass in front of the Moon. There will be a Moon...
Oct
09
We have developed a new, isotope-enabled version of the Regional Ocean Modeling System to provide...
Oct
10
Diverse functional roles have been identified for over 100 long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs), but...
Oct
10
Intriguingly, neurodegeneration, aging and cancer are processes all linked to accumulation of  DNA...
Oct
16
The J.J. Frankel memorial lecture is an annual lecture, this year given by Emeritus Professor...
Oct
17
In recent years, the exploitation of satellite altimetry has been extended to coastal zones...
Oct
17
Estuaries are among the most highly disturbed of all aquatic environments due to their proximity...
Oct
17
The annual Brain Sciences UNSW Symposium will be held on 17 October 2014 in Leighton Hall, The...
Oct
20
Brain Sciences UNSW presentsDr Jonathan Cavanagh, University of GlasgowTalk: Chemokines – can they...
Oct
22
Climate models are now capable of performing transient simulations through the whole of the last...
Oct
23
This talk will explore the concept of ‘hierarchal’ reactions at the surface of formed carbon...
Oct
24
A series of talks showcasing technology and research applications using instruments managed by...
Oct
24
Development of a system for the heterologous expression of cyanobacterial natural products: the...
Oct
28
Ethical Conduct of Research: Why Ethical Research is important, and why Research Misconduct is a...
Oct
31
It is widely thought that yeast of the genus Saccharomyces cannot utilise xylose at all. In 2001...

November 2014

Nov
03
miRNAs play a fundamental role in post-transcriptional regulation.Abstract: miRNAs play a...
Nov
03
The fourth in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2014.  All welcome. Anxiety in the Real...
Nov
05
Presentation of  key findings from the Zero Carbon Australia Land Use: Agriculture and Forestry...
Nov
06
The presentation will highlight applications of vortex fluidic devices (VFD), in controlling the...
Nov
06
 The Bragg UNSW Press Prize for Science Writing and Launch of the anthology: The Best Australian...
Nov
07
Being overweight or obese increases the risk of developing chronic “obesity-related” diseases that...
Nov
07
 The School of Chemistry invites you to celebrate the International Year of Crystallography with a...
Nov
12
Programmed cell death plays an important role in regulating the fate of individual cells during...
Nov
12
Humankind needs wide cross-disciplinary dialogue and study inside and outside disciplinary areas,...
Nov
13
One of the central questions of evolutionary biology is, why do some individuals forgo their own...
Nov
14
In this talk we will discuss recent developments on multiplicative ergodic theorems (METs),...
Nov
18
In this talk, we look at Auslander's contribution to the McKay correspondence.Description: In this...
Nov
18
The seminar will cover the state of the global electricity markets,energy efficiency, policy...
Nov
19
By using normal forms and invariants, several descriptions of the moduli space of cubic surfaces...
Nov
19
Using Sphingosine Kinase isotype selective inhibitors to manipulate blood S1P levelsBiography:  ...
Nov
21
Our data indicate that CRISPR mutagenesis is highly efficient and provides a rapid and cost...
Nov
25
Forecasts indicate that the total energy consumption will increase up to 50% from 2007 to 2035,...
Nov
25
Distance measurements between two spin labels attached at well‐defined sites in proteins and...
Nov
27
To push mass spectrometry and optics beyond traditional areas, we are building new instruments...

December 2014

Dec
01
Low tropical clouds are known as a large source of uncertainty in climate projections. Description...
Dec
02
The results of the study have important implications for how we understand the oceans.Description...
Dec
02
Along southeastern Australia, the East Australian Current (EAC) strongly influences the...
Dec
03
Characterising how the magnitude and frequency of extreme climate events are changing, and will...
Dec
05
The seminar will cover the multifunctional nature of adhesins, their processing events and binding...
Dec
05
A Materials and Electrochemistry Symposium hosted by School of Chemistry, UNSW Friday 5th of...
Dec
09
 Nobel Laureate Professor Serge Haroche, Collège de France in Paris, will be awarded the Dirac...
Dec
10
The ocean has absorbed more than 90% of the excess energy in the climate system over the past 50...
Dec
12
Task UNSW Physics invites you to conduct physics experiments to investigate a physical phenomenon...
Dec
12
This talk will provide a mathematical description of the onset of counter-rotating spiral vortices...
Dec
12
We test whether hypothesised northward shifts of the westerly winds and ocean fronts at the Last...
Dec
12
Speaker: Prof. Paul DaviesSummary:Astronomers have estimated that stars, gas and dust make up only...
Dec
15
The circulation of the Southern Ocean is a fundamental component of the climate system.Description...