Science

January 2015

Jan
06
Looking for answers to your study questions?Come along to UNSW Info Day and speak with staff and...
Jan
27
Positive fully polarized muons implanted in matter act as a non-destructive microscopic probe for...
Jan
27
The media are powerful agents that translate information across the science-policy interface,...
Jan
28
It has been suggested that rapid Arctic change is altering the frequency of extreme weather events...

February 2015

Feb
03
Nonlinear atmospheric interactions between El Niño-Southern Oscillation and the Western Pacific...
Feb
03
Prof. Franco Vivaldi will present a mathematician's view of the theory of Chaos, showing that its...
Feb
09
The basic physical principles for extracting atmospheric trace gas information from space-borne...
Feb
13
This presentation  will provide a short description of the biology of skeletal (mesenchymal) stem...
Feb
18
Extensive research has shown that manufactured chemicals, such as chlorofluorocarbons, are the...
Feb
27
Thirty years of research on the physiology, biochemistry, molecular biology, genetics and ecology...

March 2015

Mar
02
Although regional climate models can reasonably simulate UK winter rainfall extremes they are...
Mar
06
The Australian National Maritime Museum in conjunction with UNSW Science is hosting a Women in...
Mar
06
This light-hearted seminar has three parts. First, I will talk about my research in general and...
Mar
09
Daphne Fairbairn is an evolutionary biologist who has written widely on the ecology and evolution...
Mar
10
Mate choice is a common phenomenon in the animal kingdom and accounts for the often exaggerated...
Mar
11
The hydrological response to future climate change is studied with the help of data obtained from...
Mar
13
This presentation will review the basic physics of tropical cyclones and how they relate to...
Mar
13
A trip to Lyon to eat, drink and identify the genes specifically dysregulated by Merkel Cell...
Mar
13
Application of basic science principles will be elucidated to highlight how our understanding of...
Mar
13
Application of basic science principles will be elucidated to highlight how our understanding of...
Mar
18
Evaporation dynamics reflect interactions between liquid and vapor transport, energy input and mass...
Mar
19
Internal waves in the ocean account for a sizable fraction of the oceanʼs kinetic energy. ...
Mar
20
Despite much fascination among biologists, materials scientists and the public, little is known...
Mar
25
The separation of the East Australian Current plays a dominant role in the flow pattern in the...
Mar
26
If greenhouse gas emissions continue unabated, the Antarctic contribution to global sea level could...
Mar
26
 Risky Business: Managing Risk in Life, Politics, Business, Climate Change & Medicine.  Panel...
Mar
27
Climate change and environmental stress is linked to a decline in macroalgal health, leaving these...
Mar
27
Technological advances have transformed modern biology, which now often involves large machines,...
Mar
27
Summary:Exploring the Universe with the Square Kilometre ArrayWhat is Dark Matter? How did the...
Mar
30
The first in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2015.  All welcome. The Fine Line between...

April 2015

Apr
01
This talk will show that horizontal gradients in changes in temperature and relative humidity give...
Apr
10
The role of neural cell adhesion molecules in regulation of the development and functioning of...
Apr
10
Long intervening non-coding RNAs (lincRNAs) are specific for the human brain and perturbation of...
Apr
17
Heatwaves have disastrous impacts on many different systems, including human health, infrastructure...
Apr
20
Many Science students at UNSW need to declare at least one Science major. But with over 25...
Apr
21
Crossed products of C*-algebras for singular actionsDescription: We  consider  group  actions a:G-...
Apr
21
An electrical change current leads to spin forces acting upon the conduction electrons. Speaker: Dr...
Apr
23
In this talk, we will introduce some of the projects that CHeBA is currently carrying out....
Apr
24
Biodiversity at the global scale is declining, leading many to assume that biodiversity is also...
Apr
24
Biodiversity at the global scale is declining, leading many to assume that biodiversity is also...
Apr
24
Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are emerging as yet another type of ncRNA likely to regulate important...
Apr
29
Rob Brewster from Rewilding Australia asks: Why hasn't Australia been 'rewilded' already?...
Apr
30
This body of work examines the plausibility of applying partial differential equations and time-...
Apr
30
In this talk we consider rare events in Markovian queues with time-varying arrival rates and time-...

May 2015

May
01
Lessons from Australia, the US, France and Elsewhere: Rip currents are strong, narrow seaward...
May
05
We will overview several problems related to Sidon sets and additive bases in different contexts....
May
07
Discussion about semi-definite relaxation approaches for examining and solving classes of difficult...
May
07
A report on work in which we compare the effects of two types of reinsurance on a company's Ruin...
May
08
Environmental heterogeneity is a common feature in natural habitats and is expected to support...
May
08
Viruses and virus-like particles are the largest scaffolds conveniently available to the molecular ...
May
13
A striking feature of the South Indian Ocean circulation is near-surface eastward flows that extend...
May
15
In many lead-free ABO3 compounds, the ferroelectric polarization vectors are modulated by nanoscale...
May
20
The relationship between mining, agriculture, and protection of the Great Barrier Reef is a major...
May
20
The demand for Physics and Maths graduates is high in the job market.  Come listen to three top...
May
22
Breast cancer is the most common invasive cancer and cause of cancer-related death in women, and...
May
22
And their functional consequences: are these inherently unpredictable? Ecological communities are...
May
27
Stomata play a significant role in the global carbon, energy and water cycles.Description: Stomata...
May
28
Climate models have significant biases in the simulation of tropical Pacific climate that limit...
May
28
In this talk, we introduce the basic concepts of ranked set sampling and its application in the...
May
29
Discover the connection between cosmology and particle physics!Physical cosmology is the study of...

June 2015

Jun
02
Elliptic Curves over Quadratic FieldsDescription: Given an elliptic curve C defined over a number...
Jun
02
Most contemporary mathematics reference materials are not presented with the goal of imparting...
Jun
03
The seminar examines the assumptions and value judgments that underlie opinion about the key role...
Jun
04
This talk will explore the chemistry of Graphene oxide towards application for composite functional...
Jun
04
The migration of charged point defects in response to DC electric fields is a phenomenon that can...
Jun
04
In this talk, we introduce the basic concepts of ranked set sampling and its application in the...
Jun
05
Hydrogenases and reductive dehalogenases are redox enzymes that have potential industrial...
Jun
05
The advent of modern tandem (MS/MS) mass spectrometry has been a boon to the characterisation of...
Jun
05
Predicting phenotypic change has been met with great challenges in many natural systems owing to...
Jun
09
When layers of perovskite oxides are epitaxially stacked to form a periodically repeated ...
Jun
09
We consider a class of wave propagation models with aleatoric and epistemic uncertainties....
Jun
10
Exploring the ‘ecological footprint’ of Chinese overseas investment in mainland Southeast Asia’s...
Jun
11
Neutron scattering is used as a complementary technique to X-ray scattering to probe the structure...
Jun
11
This paper studies the relationship between credit default swap spreads (CDS) for the Energy sector...
Jun
15
Please join UNSW Australia’s School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences at our first...
Jun
16
We consider a class of wave propagation models with aleatoric and epistemic uncertainties....
Jun
19
Genome engineering – the ability to precisely alter the DNA information in living cells – is...
Jun
24
Presented by UNSW Science Dean Professor Merlin Crossley and Chair of the Science Advisory Council...
Jun
26
The promise of integrating all components and pressure is both the allure and challenge of...
Jun
26
UNSW Physics and Australian Astronomical Observatory present:Speaker: Prof. Fred WatsonSummary:...

July 2015

Jul
09
The quaternary structure of proteins and the way they assembly into non-covalent assemblies remains...
Jul
10
The 1011 ton global annual turnover of chitin has generated extensive interest in the regulation of...
Jul
10
Human Mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) are present in the bone marrow stroma and have capacity to...
Jul
10
The enormous potential of proteins as molecular components of nanodevices and smart materials has...
Jul
13
An overview of Prof Gerrard's research into generating useful materials from proteins will be...
Jul
16
Chiral magnets have attracted interest over the last few years due to experimental observation of a...
Jul
20
A global large eddy simulation model is feasible though the application of the...
Jul
22
El Niño-Southern Oscillation and the Interdecadal Pacific Oscillation strongly modulate the...
Jul
27
Swimming, or self-propulsion through a fluid, is done by algae, bacteria, birds, and whales....
Jul
28
 The third in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2015.  All welcome. Autism: from Genes to...
Jul
28
The UNSW School of Mathematics and Statistics is excited to be presenting two great FREE, public...

August 2015

Aug
03
Monday 3 August 2015 12.30 to 1.30pm Room 1616, Level 16 Matthews Building F23  UNSW Science will...
Aug
04
Professor Ray Jayawardhana Presents Neutrino Hunters: Chasing a Ghostly Particle to Unlock Cosmic...
Aug
07
The persistence of marine populations depends in part on pathways of larval connectivity. There is...
Aug
11
 The economy of the next 50 years will be led by customer service Don’t miss your chance to see...
Aug
18
 Tuesday 18 August 2015 2.00 to 3.00pm Central Lecture Block CLB3, Building E19  UNSW Science will...
Aug
20
The main interest of Prof. Reiner’s lab is the process of neuronal migration that occurs during...
Aug
20
Title: “Oxidative stress and mitochondrial dysfunction in autism: Impact of environmental and...
Aug
21
In temperate regions of the world, the transmission dynamics of human influenza and other...
Aug
27
The energy extracted from coal comes with a large environmental price: coal combustion produce...
Aug
28
Brain Sciences UNSW, the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry and The Fragile X...

September 2015

Sep
01
TICKET ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED - EVENT AT CAPACITY.  2015 Dirac Lecture presented by Professor Subir...
Sep
04
Identifying mechanisms to selectively induce cell death in tumour cells has been the Holy Grail of...
Sep
04
PacBio long-read sequencing has revolutionised de novo whole genome sequencing and assembly. We...
Sep
04
Studies on the adaptive nature of animal cognition have focused strongly on how performance on...
Sep
05
Learn, Explore, Discover all that UNSW Science has to offer at Open Day on September 5 at UNSW. ...
Sep
08
In ring theory, in many instances there is a possibility of partitioning the structure of the ring...
Sep
10
Introducing recent progresses on the engineering of novel two-dimensional (2D) layered materials...
Sep
10
This talk will provide an overview of how the dynamics of the ocean affect maritime operations. As...
Sep
10
Monitoring the world's oceans - the growing role of citizen science. The oceans of the world are...
Sep
10
The spatial structure of the semidiurnal internal tide in the Coral and Tasman Seas is...
Sep
10
This seminar will discuss how new insights can be gained through combining transcriptomic and...
Sep
11
The notion that secreted proteins from skeletal muscle participate in tissue cross talk, provides a...
Sep
11
This seminar is about using journal articles to build and assess communication skills in...
Sep
17
Electroactive biomaterials based on conjugated polymers are being explored as platforms to improve...
Sep
17
R.A.Fisher's theory of fiducial probability, a way of finding non-Bayesian posteriors for...
Sep
18
Parental decisions, offspring sex and maternal effects in a seabird and colour variation in a...
Sep
22
A topological tip-toe through the finer aspects of amorphous and solid solution alloy stabilityFrom...
Sep
22
Ever wondered what links the spots on a leopard, the invasion of the grey squirrel in the UK, and...

October 2015

Oct
01
UNSW School of Aviation Royal Flying Doctor Service short course:  Current  Affairs  in  Aviation  ...
Oct
08
Room temperature ferromagnetism (RTFM) has been widely reported in ZnO based diluted magnetic...
Oct
09
This talk will focus on recent work on the phylogenomics of Australian skinks. The Eugongylus group...
Oct
15
Ocean models provide an estimate of the ocean state filtered by discrete dynamical equations. ...
Oct
16
A wave of new drugs has changed the landscape of hepatitis C virus (HVC) treatment in the last 4-5...
Oct
16
This seminar will present data on the discovery of anti-nematode metabolites and the strategies...
Oct
18
Seminar Session (Science):Title: UNSW Science for Society: A focus on Biotechnology, Materials...
Oct
22
Please note, this event is for Talented Students' Program participants and strictly by invitation...
Oct
22
All UNSW Science researchers are invited to join BABS PhD students in their final workshop on...
Oct
23
The risk for ASD has a strong genetic component and recent studies suggest that hundreds of genes...
Oct
23
Range size is a fundamental ecological measure which underpins much of comparative biogeography....
Oct
23
The physical basis of harmony and some techniques in composition: a talk with demonstrations from a...
Oct
30
This talk discusses the costs and benefits of operationalising concepts. Some of the most...
Oct
30
What makes certain sounds scary? This seminar will describe insights gained from over three decades...
Oct
30
This talk will provide an overview of analysis of gene expression patterns in the human brain and...

November 2015

Nov
03
An overview on the use of non-local or fractional models for modelling the electrophysiology of the...
Nov
04
Dr James A. Estes from the University of California, Santa Cruz is best known for his work on the...
Nov
04
This talk will look at recent results regarding The Great Open Problem in Discrepancy Theory. ...
Nov
04
This talk will present a new approach for establishing the recurrence of a set, through measure...
Nov
04
As our exploration of the cosmos continues apace, the observatories of the future in space and on...
Nov
05
This full-day event is packed with activities designed to give you a taste of university life as a...
Nov
06
Unconventional, high temperature superconductivity consistently appears in the vicinity of...
Nov
10
This talk will analyse adaptive mesh-refinement algorithms for finite element and boundary element...
Nov
10
Transcriptional control of RNA pol III is important for metabolic economy and its deregulation...
Nov
11
This seminar addresses how wheat growing in the Murray-Darling Basin  can be expected to shoft...
Nov
13
A native Australian microbial community capable of degrading chlorinated benzenes was studied....
Nov
13
Exploring the diversity of soil microbes in the Windmill Islands region of Eastern Antarctica has...
Nov
13
Dr. Sorbara will update your current knowledge regarding diagnosis and aetiology of keratoconus....
Nov
18
This seminar explores some common meteorological features in Australian East Coast flash flood...
Nov
18
The last decade has witnessed great advances in discovery of materials with unconventional band...
Nov
20
Visible light makes up only a small component of the electromagnetic spectrum that spans X-rays (...
Nov
26
This seminar explores the climatology of cutoff lows over south-east Australia, and their...
Nov
27
Professor Thomas Preiss deploys the tools of transcriptomics and proteomics research to explore...
Nov
30
This seminar provides a review of the effects of anthropogenic land cover change on global and...
Nov
30
 UPDATE: ALL SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW CLOSED UNSW Science will be trialling a work experience pilot...

December 2015

Dec
09
According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) approximately 300 million people suffer from...
Dec
09
This seminar will discuss the creation of a simple aquaplanet Unified Model (UM) as well as...
Dec
16
This talk will provide necessary background on the topic and describe the algebraic construction...
Dec
17
This talk will explore how to use regularization methods to reconstruct high-resolution phase...