Science

February 2017

Feb
01
Stratospheric ozone is an important component of Earth’s atmosphere as it protects life from...
Feb
07
Providing a sustainable supply of energy to the world’s population will become a major societal...
Feb
07
Distributing points on spheres or other sets is a very classical problem. Its modern formulation...
Feb
10
The homeostasis of intestinal epithelium is tightly controlled by both positive and negative...
Feb
15
The development of moist convection over islands or mountains can be caused by “mechanical”...
Feb
16
The economic impacts of weather and climate extremes are rising, as the population grows and moves...
Feb
17
Drug-induced cholestasis is rare, but may lead to severe liver disease. Bile formation is a...
Feb
22
A welcome to our freshest crop of young scientists, commencing studies in Science in Semester 1,...
Feb
22
Local climate change and urban heat island refer to the development of higher urban temperatures...
Feb
23
Despite exposure to unwashed fingertips and foreign bodies such as contact lenses the eye rarely...

March 2017

Mar
03
In this talk, A/Prof Arnold will discuss a line of research sparked by an undergraduate who asked...
Mar
03
Scholars have long understood that individuals who are ascribed low agency or lack the capacity...
Mar
07
Boron nitride (BN) nanosheets are an important member of two-dimensional (2D) nanomaterials and...
Mar
07
This work focuses on algebra and ring theory, in particular with rings of operators, involutive...
Mar
08
For many environmental processes, thresholds are used to define unusual or noteworthy conditions,...
Mar
09
Join us for a public lecture by Dr Michael Molitor who will discusses the implications of...
Mar
10
This talk will outline some contemporary research tackling questions of equity, access and...
Mar
10
Without muscles or the ability to change their location plants have needed to develop novel...
Mar
17
Estuarine and coastal marine sediments support a diverse range of ecosystem services.Critical...
Mar
17
Sufficient energy storage in the form of neutral lipid TAG is improtant for survival during...
Mar
17
Pluripotent stem cells have the potential to make any cell type of the body. Until recently,...
Mar
21
We can no longer accept new registrations for this event as we have reached the capacity for the...
Mar
22
Astronomers are vitally interested in the earth's atmosphere, since it affects their observations...
Mar
23
Uveal melanoma is a rare intraocular tumour, with metastatic spread observed in up to 50% of...
Mar
24
The aberrant accumulation of sterols contributes to heart attack and stroke. Two proteins embedded...
Mar
28
The first in the series of Brain Sciences UNSW Colloquia 2017.  Followed by refreshments, all...
Mar
29
Hosts: School of Medical Sciences, School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Graduate...
Mar
30
Audience: This event is open to current UNSW and external students. If you are thinking about...
Mar
30
UNSW Science is excited to be partnering with Think Inc for an Australian tour by renowned...
Mar
31
Evolutionary innovations such as eyes, eusociality, venom, and live birth (viviparity) are...

April 2017

Apr
04
The small subgraph conditioning method was introduced by Robinson and Wormald (1992, 1994) to...
Apr
05
High-temperature (>500°C) corrosion is ubiquitous in energy conversion and industrial systems,...
Apr
06
Dark-field x-ray microscopy is a new way to three-dimensionally map lattice strain and orientation...
Apr
07
Amphibians are the most threatened group of species on the planet. 42% of all amphibian species...
Apr
07
The unique sound of the voice starts with a breath of air.  Transforming the energy in this air...

May 2017

May
10
Whether you are driven to make discoveries, dollars or a difference, a UNSW postgraduate degree...
May
11
UNSW Scientia Professor Justin Gooding was awarded the 2017 Liversidge Medal by the Royal Society...
May
17
Professor Malcolm Walter was awarded an Order of Australia in the 2017 Australia Day Honours for...

June 2017

Jun
02
Understanding of the light-driven lifestyle is often extrapolated from research on tractable non-...
Jun
23
UNSW Science is excited to be partnering with Think Inc for an Australian tour by Dr Jane Goodall....

July 2017

Jul
04
UNSW Science is offering 1 day study programs in Physics, Chemistry and Biology to assist Year 12...
Jul
10
Where can STEM take you?Join Science 50:50 and Women in Engineering for an exciting week exploring...