Science

January 2018

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25
The detection, and forecasting, of ocean vortices is important in the field of geophysical fluid...
Jan
30
The relation between genotype, phenotype, and fitness is a key determinant of evolution. Yet, we...
Jan
31
Two-dimensional (2D) materials (e.g. graphene, transition metal dichalcogenides) provide an...

February 2018

Feb
01
This talk presents various aspects of coastal surface circulation based on multi-year observations...
Feb
02
The experience of beauty and aesthetic appreciation are among the most compelling aspects of our...
Feb
02
Life on earth has evolved through a series of transitions, each of which involved independent...
Feb
06
Biological invasions are acknowledged among the major threats to biodiversity. However, the...
Feb
06
Atomic clusters have long been studied as the natural building blocks of materials, from which we...
Feb
13
Even at zero temperature lattice of lithium remains far from static. In periodic table lithium is...
Feb
16
This one-day event brings together leading Australian and international researchers who will...
Feb
19
The use of online video for learning now appears to be “business as usual” for many universities...
Feb
19
What is it like to live on Mars for 8 months? Join James Bevington and UNSW Engineering on 19th...
Feb
21
Hosted by the Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, this event welcomes the freshest crop of...
Feb
21
Hosted by the Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, this event welcomes the freshest crop of...
Feb
22
After a short introduction to the mechanism and politics of fracking, the talk will concentrate on...

March 2018

Mar
01
In 2011, HfO2-based thin film capacitors were shown to exhibit ferroelectric behavior when...
Mar
02
The experience of beauty and aesthetic appreciation are among the most compelling aspects of our...
Mar
02
Can non-autistic scientists ever really understand what autistic people and their families need...
Mar
02
Life on earth has evolved through a series of transitions, each of which involved independent...
Mar
08
Development of co-curricular professional skills and capabilities by undergraduates that are linked...
Mar
08
As our ability to gather and store data improves, we are faced with the task of analysing these...
Mar
09
The use of fixed video cameras as a remote sensing technique for monitoring coastal change has been...
Mar
15
Professor Fedotov will present a new single integro-differential wave equation for a classical one-...
Mar
16
The UNSW Evolution & Ecology Research Centre is committed to the project that E.O. Wilson...
Mar
23
Eukaryotic performance hinges on the coordinated function of the products of the nuclear and...
Mar
23
Antigen recognition by the T cell receptor (TCR) is a hallmark of the adaptive immune system. When...
Mar
26
This presentation will showcase how web-based virtual reality (VR) tools were created and...
Mar
28
The perception of attractiveness, personality, behavioural intentions and emotion provides crucial...

April 2018

Apr
05
Low-dimensional nanostructures, which have at least one nano-scale length scale and at least one...
Apr
05
Oligomeric amyloid β (Aβ) is suspected of being the most toxic species in Aβ aggregation and of...
Apr
06
Sensory systems are both highly beneficial and highly costly. The balance between these benefits...
Apr
06
Neuromuscular disorders are characterised by muscle weakness which is often progressive. The...
Apr
10
Phosphatidylinositol (PtdIns) transfer proteins (PITPs) stimulate PtdIns-4-phosphate synthesis and...
Apr
13
Walking through any forest, one is struck by the variety of plant forms coexisting. To explain...
Apr
18
The origin of novel traits is among the most intriguing and enduring problems in evolutionary...
Apr
19
Thermal stress from the 2015-2016 El Niño triggered the worst global bleaching and mass coral...
Apr
20
This seminar will discuss our recent work investigating the expression of circular RNAs (circRNA)...
Apr
20
Anthropogenic activity is now recognised as having profoundly and permanently altered the Earth...
Apr
24
In today’s age of information, electronics play critical role. Moore’s Law: performance over cost...
Apr
26
The uni-directional propagation of surface gravity water waves can be described within the...
Apr
27
Corals are being lost around the world at an alarming rate, with climate warming being the greatest...

May 2018

May
02
In this presentation the speaker will survey elements of sea level change, both at the large scale...
May
02
Join UNSW Sydney and the Royal Society of NSW as we celebrate Professor Andrea Morello, who was...
May
03
The collapsing of iterates of dynamical systems or at least the existence of very short periodic...
May
04
Dedicated birders like two things: birds and lists. Fully recognizing this simple fact of life, The...
May
04
Beta-haemoglobinopathies such as sickle cell disease and beta-thalassaemia are amongst the most...
May
04
The discovery that fat, which usually stores energy, can be converted into a site where energy is...
May
09
In this talk, Eithne will explain the editorial process in Nature journals. In this talk, Eithne...
May
10
Join us on campus for the UNSW Postgraduate Information Session.Drop in at any time and speak with...
May
10
Join us on campus for the UNSW Postgraduate Information Session. Drop in at any time and speak with...
May
11
Citizen science is growing globally but setting up successful projects is fraught with difficulty....
May
11
Childhood is sometimes described in terms of developmental limitations; in this talk, Vladimir...
May
11
Climate change is driving a pervasive global redistribution of the planet’s species, with manifest...
May
16
In this presentation, Axel Timmermann (IBS Center for Climate Physics, Pusan National University)...
May
16
Chemotaxis, mediated by membrane-embedded methyl-accepting chemotaxis protein (MCP) receptors,...
May
17
This talk will review the origins and current research inspired by the Biopsychosocial Model of...
May
18
Captive breeding programmes (CBPs) offer a method for preventing the extinction of threatened...
May
18
PI(4,5)P2 is critical to facilitate new lysosome formation during autophagy. Here novel regulators...
May
23
Homeward Bound is a Women in STEM leadership program with a long-term goal to build and support a...
May
23
Four BEES staff are now in Education Focussed roles. In this seminar they will each share an...
May
25
The cornea is transparent, yet abundantly innervated, and as such, provides a unique opportunity...
May
25
In this talk, I will provide an overview of the work I have done thus far in building a contextual...
May
25
Invasive species often evolve rapidly in response to novel introduced environments, making them...
May
28
This presentation discusses the characterization of the biometric, mechanical and optical...
May
31
Join Dr Luke Hunter for the next Scientia Academy Lecture on 31 May 2018 There’s a problem with the...

June 2018

Jun
01
Sophisticated understanding of complex ideas requires accurate beliefs about how knowledge works...
Jun
01
Humanity is exerting unprecedented pressure on the natural environment, driving a biodiversity...
Jun
01
This seminar will explore the roles of the microtubule-based cytoskeleton, including kinesin and...
Jun
05
The theme of this evening is ARVO Highlights: a pot pouri of breaking research, conducted by the...
Jun
07
Palpation is a form of mechano-sensing and the intention is to build a preliminary computational...
Jun
12
In this presentation the speaker will discuss how Antarctic ice loss is accelerating and will soon...
Jun
13
Australia has a naturally variable climate, but recent attribution studies show that our recent...
Jun
14
You’re invited to join us at the UNSW Student and Parent Information Evening, hosted at the iconic...
Jun
15
Protein biomaterials are promising templates for nanomaterials due to inherent self-assembly...
Jun
20
Academia produces an estimated two million new publications every year. Academia produces an...
Jun
20
Explaining the deep chasm that exists in cellular design between the eukaryotes and prokaryotes...
Jun
21
Recent theoretical and experimental findings in solid helium, the most quantum crystal in Nature,...
Jun
27
Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google, will be joined on stage by UNSW...
Jun
29
A fundamental question in evolution is how organisms evolve new biochemical activities and pathways...

July 2018

Jul
02
This lecture will be one of several in a series roughly on ADE graphs. A general connected simple...
Jul
09
Join the faculties of science and engineering for an exciting school holiday program encouraging...
Jul
13
This seminar will describe the development of a phenotypic drug screen to identify novel small...
Jul
20
With the massification of higher education it is easy for students to feel like a number,...
Jul
20
Condensed matter realizations of Dirac fermions are now ubiquitous. The most notable example is...
Jul
24
Atomic force microscopy lecture workshop.  Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is one type of scanning...
Jul
25
51 newly promoted and recruited Professors are taking part in the 2018 Professorial Inaugural...
Jul
27
Dispersal is a fundamental process that shapes the distributions of many plants and animals....
Jul
30
Join Professor Darryn Waugh from Johns Hopkins University and UNSW for an enlightening discussion...
Jul
31
51 newly promoted and recruited Professors are taking part in the 2018 Professorial Inaugural...
Jul
31
Many of our academics have been involved in the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society Dry Eye...

August 2018

Aug
01
The Science Postgraduate Research Showcase is an annual event that highlights the excellent...
Aug
01
Do you have a unique business idea? Do you aspire to change the world? Do you want to win a share...
Aug
03
Current clinical binocular assessment methods depend primarily on insensitive tests of stereoacuity...
Aug
10
In a complex and changing environment, the validity of rules or goals might change in terms of...
Aug
10
Predicting the consequences of human and environmental impacts on ecosystems requires models that...
Aug
11
The world’s first e-waste microfactory was launched in April 2018 at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for...
Aug
12
We are heading into a world where robots will be an increasingly important part of our lives. This...
Aug
14
School of Physics Colloquia Series - Cosmology with the Dark Energy Survey The Dark Energy Survey,...
Aug
14
Join Sir Fraser Stoddart, Nobel Laureate and Professor of Chemistry for his lecture on molecular...
Aug
14
“A quantum computer would be able to solve problems in minutes that would otherwise take thousands...
Aug
15
Hear from one of Australia’s leading environmentalists and former politician, Bob Brown.As both an...
Aug
16
“I have been a sculptor of matter at the ultimate of size levels that equates with being a chemist...
Aug
17
Biodiversity plays a critical role in the resilience of natural systems. Although there is a...
Aug
24
Confused about your future career?Don’t miss out on the 2018 Careers in Science Student Conference...
Aug
24
Climate change is severely modifying the structure and function of marine and coastal ecosystems...
Aug
27
As part of a new seminar series under the theme of ‘Mathematics for Planet Earth’ Dr Gayen from ANU...
Aug
28
Professor Joe Wolfe - Understanding the voice: what can other musical Long Description and Details....
Aug
31
A/Prof Claire Vajdic will present her research on the causes of cancer and variation in cancer care...
Aug
31
Mitigating the impacts of global anthropogenic changes such as changed fire regimes and degradation...

September 2018

Sep
04
The physics behind increasing optical telecommunication bandwidth using the spatial information in...
Sep
07
For most people, vision is the primary sensory modality, allowing us to navigate through the world...
Sep
07
As evidenced by the cross-cultural prevalence of ‘existential theory of mind’ (EToM) people seem...
Sep
13
Erika Hausenblas will present new research incorporating stochastic processes into reaction...
Sep
14
This talk will focus on next-generation methods for imaging and probing aspects of metabolism.The...
Sep
14
Here we report that the recently 51 discovered mammalian DNA modification N6-methyl-2’-...
Sep
14
Conservation is not rocket science; it is far more complex. Rocket flight obeys well-understood...
Sep
17
Correlating atom probe tomography with aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron...
Sep
17
Phase diagrams revolutionized materials development by predicting the conditions for phase...
Sep
18
Dispelling climate change myths – how ocean physics can help explainThe climate system has the...
Sep
20
In this talk I will describe the paradox of face recognition. People are very good at recognising...
Sep
20
There has recently been renewed interest in how species interactions contribute to coexistence...
Sep
21
Introducing jamovi, a graphical statistical spreadsheet to bridge the worlds of methodologists and...
Sep
26
Join us to learn about the health and behaviour secrets found inside human and animal mouths....
Sep
28
The seminar will provide an overview of the key innovations driving current practice in...

October 2018

Oct
03
"High-field magnetic resonance spectroscopies on spin-correlated quantum matter" with Vladislav...
Oct
04
Oceanic anoxic events have been associated with warm climates in Earth history, and there are...
Oct
05
Dr. Kellogg will review her recent work on cold-water corals around the United States (specifically...
Oct
05
The rapidly increasing volume and complexity of biological data requires urgent changes in how we...
Oct
10
Tracking stuff with Lagrangian Ocean Analysis: answers to the ‘why’, and questions on the 'how'...
Oct
10
Want to find out about study options? Hear from those in the know? Take a deep dive into your area...
Oct
11
Systematic reviews and meta-analyses are appearing increasingly often. Various aspects of these...
Oct
12
The seminar presents new ways for studying efferent vestibular neurons and their role in postural...
Oct
12
Spatial models of biodiversity loss under climate change often assume that species must track their...
Oct
12
Spatial models of biodiversity loss under climate change often assume that species must track their...
Oct
15
In this second ‘mathematics for planet earth’ seminar, Dr Van Sebille will discuss simulations and...
Oct
17
Got PhD, What Next? This Young Researchers Forum brings together young researchers in the STEM...
Oct
18
2018 Howard Fellow Lecture (School of Chemistry)Several concepts in organic chemistry persist,...
Oct
19
UNSW Science proudly presents Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy at University...
Oct
19
This talk is on recently established relationship between integrable billiards and extremal...
Oct
19
The quest for resources poses important limitations to how life can be organised. Food production...
Oct
24
Discover the art and science behind the atmospheric phenomena of red sprites...
Oct
24
Register now!Abstract submission deadline: Monday 8 OctoberWe are excited to announce UNSW...
Oct
24
2018 Andrews Lecture (School of Chemistry)Professor Brimble’s research focuses on the synthesis of...
Oct
26
The seminar focuses on how growth factors inherently present in the aqueous humour can...
Oct
26
Sub-Riemannian geometries are a generalization of Riemannian geometries. Roughly speaking, in order...
Oct
26
Emerging infectious diseases are often characterised by host-switching events in which a pathogen...

November 2018

Nov
01
LP formulations of long run average optimal control problems, in which optimal value may depend on...
Nov
02
This seminar discusses scanning probe microscopy analysis of coupled order parameters in ferroic...
Nov
02
This seminar is presented by the School of Chemsitry and the School of Materials Science and...
Nov
02
This talk will illustrate how computational methods can be utilised to characterise transcriptional...
Nov
02
Biological variation is organized hierarchically; it exists among taxa, among populations, among...
Nov
05
Heatwaves are changing. What role does statistics have in understanding these changes? Heatwaves...
Nov
07
Come and learn more about sample size and power calculations, which are essential parts of planning...
Nov
07
In his plays, William Shakespeare often refers to objects visible in the night sky. He talks about...
Nov
09
We will examine some of the key behavioural factors underlying the considerable increase in the...
Nov
13
2018 Jeffery Lecture (School of Chemistry)Protein disulfide bonds form covalent links between...
Nov
13
Join us as we host the L'Oréal Girls in Science Forum for 300 female high school students. The...
Nov
14
Speaker: Dr. Itia Favre-BulleSince the invention of Optical tweezers in 1986 by Arthur Ashkin (2018...
Nov
14
In this presentation Leone will show results from a recent study revisiting the climatology of...
Nov
15
This talk presents findings from new research testing mindfulness meditation training effects on...
Nov
15
Professor Tomanek will present his research on functional spinal and brain MRI, molecular MRI, MR...
Nov
16
Observations and modeling of coastal circulation, air-sea interaction, and biogeochemical processes...
Nov
16
Hole spins in quantum dots (QDs) are promising qubits for quantum technologies. All-optical control...
Nov
16
Talk abstract: Hole spins in quantum dots (QDs) are promising qubits for quantum technologies. All-...
Nov
16
Please join us for this seminar by visiting academic Dr Claudia Hillenbrand. There will be a chance...
Nov
16
Grapevine is one of the most important fruit crops, both for fresh consumption and for wine...
Nov
28
This talk shows the changes on the ocular surface in a cellular level in contact lens wear an dry...
Nov
28
Planning to apply for NHMRC and/or ARC funding in 2019? Need advice on strategies to put together a...
Nov
29
The freshwater cycle is traced as one integrated process in the ocean and atmosphere, not treating...
Nov
30
Like many microscopic organisms, parasites play a largely unexamined role in most ecosystems. In...

December 2018

Dec
03
The recent advances in the Meibomian gland studies with the emphasis on the main features of the...
Dec
13
The calmness property of the feasible set and the optimal set mappings in linear optimization is...
Dec
14
The second Summer School on Ferroelectrics (UNSW-SSF ‘18) will be held at the University of New...
Dec
14
Scientists have advocated for local interventions, such as Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and...
Dec
15
 Info Day is the perfect opportunity to get your last minute questions answered. Attend lectures,...