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Study: Forensic examiners pass the face-matching test
2 September 2015
The first study to test the skills of FBI agents and other law enforcers who have been trained in facial recognition has provided a reassuring result – they perform better than the average person or...
Alumnus: Chemist in CSIROseven top researchers campaign
1 September 2015
UNSW alumnus and Prime Minister’s Science Prize winner Matthew Hill is developing tiny crystal particles with big potential to store carbon emissions. And he's also making waves by being named one...
Survey: Helping fathers manage aggressive behaviour in sons
31 August 2015
With the participation rates of fathers in parenting programs non-existent in some parts of Australia, UNSW researchers are leading a $2.6 million effort to engage and support fathers to help manage...
Lecture: Quantum physicist to deliver Dirac lecture
30 August 2015
Harvard University physicist Professor Subir Sachdev will be awarded the Dirac Medal at UNSW this week and will deliver the 2015 Dirac Lecture.His talk, to be hosted by UNSW Science and delivered on...
Awards: Science shines at Eurekas
27 August 2015
UNSW scientists have won three prestigious Australian Museum Eureka Prizes – for leadership, science communication, and environmental research.Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons, Director of the...
Video: Neil deGrasse Tyson on life, the universe & chocolate biscuits
26 August 2015
Time makes us all prisoners of the present; city life and selfies are preventing people from connecting with the cosmos; and humankind may be destined for extinction, like the dinosaurs before us,...
Communication: Fresh Scientists take the sparkler challenge
25 August 2015
UNSW has six finalists in the NSW Fresh Science competition which provides training to early career researchers on how best to communicate their science to the general public, media, government and...
Survey: Fully-protected reserves needed to boost fish numbers
24 August 2015
Partially protected aquatic reserves are failing to protect fish, a survey of marine life on Sydney’s rocky reefs has revealed.Divers found that aquatic reserves with only partial protection were no...