Science

January 2019

Jan
30
Ocean circulation acts like bloodlines for the planet, moving heat, oxygen, carbon, and nutrients...
Jan
07
The annual AMSI Summer School is the biggest national event for maths students in Australia. In...

February 2019

Feb
07
2019 Cavill Lecture (School of Chemistry) Drug discovery is being pursued through computer-aided...
Feb
07
The moored current meter observations in the Maluku Channel of the Indonesian seas suggest that...
Feb
08
TN is legally blind and yet, can recognise emotion. Brain circuitry (neuroimaging and computational...
Feb
14
A pre-post design is a simple way to test a treatment effect but the statistical analysis does pose...
Feb
18
A global database of hydrographic measurements are used to estimate the residual-mean ocean...
Feb
21
Testing non-negativity and sum of squares decompositions. Non-negative polynomials are fundamental...
Feb
21
Smart logistics is progress of logistics when logistic operation, decision and management can be...
Feb
26
Lithium ion batteries (LIBs) dominate the market due to their superior performance. However,...
Feb
28
This talk advertises scattering-type scanning near-field infrared nanospectroscopy (s-SNIM) in the...

March 2019

Mar
07
A multivalued functional relationship between the density and pressure on oceanic neutral surfaces...
Mar
08
The origin and early diversification of angiosperms has attracted considerable attention, ever...
Mar
12
The traditional astronomy documentary is a weaving of beautiful images of the night sky, shots of...
Mar
12
What are the basics of Data Science? How can you apply Data Science to your projects?Ever wonder...
Mar
15
Increasing urbanization places stress on our water systems, leading to contamination of waterways...
Mar
15
Junctions between two dissimilar materials have been a topic of significant research interest due...
Mar
19
Controlling materials for advanced and quantum technologiesQuantum materials must be the building...
Mar
19
Are the experiences of women in leadership changing? Is this different in STEM? What more do our...
Mar
20
School of Psychology Colloquium -Schizophrenia is a severe psychiatric disorder that affects all...
Mar
22
This talk examines the perceptual principles involved in seeing a stable visual world. We are...
Mar
22
Migratory animals, in their billions, uniquely couple ecological communities across the globe....
Mar
22
Defining the ‘selection criteria’ for immunodominant T-cell antigens is fundamental to...
Mar
25
FLEET SEMINARThe phenomenon of “electron pile-up” or more correctly, an accumulation of seemingly...
Mar
28
If “the whole is greater than the sum of the parts”, how does one predict the “whole” from the “...
Mar
29
We live in a polarised society. Today, groups prefer to avoid the challenges of ‘difference’, and...
Mar
29
Southern bluefin tuna (SBT) is an iconic species, highly prized by commercial and recreational...

April 2019

Apr
05
This presentation will examine methods for reconciling differences between clinical techniques...
Apr
05
Evolutionary theories suggest that humans prefer sexual dimorphism in faces of potential partners (...
Apr
09
Quantum information is very fragile, and quantum computers will require error correction to keep...
Apr
09
 Open the door to your next study adventure!  Study overseas as part of your UNSW degree and gain...
Apr
11
The talk will describe various properties of data obtained by counting things and models for...
Apr
11
The currency of academic science is publishing. Producing novel, positive, and clean results...
Apr
12
Conservation is a discipline in crisis that requires the most innovative solutions to halt the ever...
Apr
15
The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for staff and students to celebrate the...
Apr
17
The qualitative and potentially subjective nature of many ethological studies can lead to...
Apr
17
Hydrological extremes by their very nature are rare events and require careful use of statistical...
Apr
18
This talk is an overview of the discontinous Galerkin (DG) method as a time-stepping procedure for...
Apr
18
This scholar presentation examines forces that are shaping academic publishing and explore where we...
Apr
26
An Experimental Investigation of Two Strategies to Reduce Adverse Nocebo Effects.Providing patients...
Apr
26
UNSW is establishing a world-class research facility in Chronology, Climate and Carbon (Chronos),...
Apr
30
Reserve your place! Come and learn from innovative EF academics in the Faculty of Science. To book...

May 2019

May
03
Electronics and sensors pervade all aspects of life, needing solutions to make them less obtrusive...
May
03
Through your PhD the end goal may be - finish it. Then, the first steps after your PhD are likely...
May
03
This seminar will explore the molecular mechanisms of ceramide hydrolysis by intramembrane...
May
03
Many species have evolved elaborate physical defences (armour, spines, noxious sprays, toxins) to...
May
03
The day is intended to be an informal get-together for all locally based palaeontologists. There...
May
06
The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for staff and students to celebrate the...
May
07
Many research efforts in condensed matter physics and materials science are directed towards...
May
07
The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for staff and students to celebrate the...
May
07
This introduction to the statistics package, R, will cover basic coding and equip you to improve...
May
08
This two-day course (09:00 - 17:00, Wed 8 & Thur 9 May) is an introduction to basic statistical...
May
10
Most people in the world live in coastal cities. As coasts have become more urbanised globally,...
May
10
We aim to increase the efficiency by which photosynthesis converts light energy to products for...
May
13
An introduction to ecological toxicology and the linkages between marine environmental and human...
May
14
This presentation will overview recent research conducted at the University of Pittsburgh to...
May
14
Smart materials have the ability to respond to external stimuli such as electric or magnetic fields...
May
15
Advancing deep tissue imaging through multiphoton excitation and image reconstruction.Optical...
May
15
Are you wondering ‘where to next’ when it comes to your career? Do you want to find out more about...
May
16
Classical mathematical programming algorithms of Benders' decomposition and column generation can...
May
16
Human impacts are causing phase shifts from coral- to algal-dominated reefs on a global scale. As...
May
17
For species of conservation concern, knowledge of the genetic basis of traits important for...
May
20
The role of dopamine in decision making and subjective well-being.The subjective well-being or...
May
21
Our solar system contains a great array of dwarf planets that show remarkable variability upon...
May
23
A useful talk on deciding about including or excluding variables in statistical models based on...
May
24
Topological insulators are a new class of materials characterised by linear gapless surface states...
May
28
Innovation in electronic devices is heavily driven by advances in materials and materials...
May
29
Experience first-year Science student life at UNSW - this event is aimed at year 9 and 10 high...
May
29
The UNSW Science Early Career Academic Network is hosting a panel and networking event to explore...
May
30
The Super-Kamiokande detector, a 50 kiloton water Cherenkov detector in Japan, has been providing...
May
30
This one-day short course covers the essentials of experimental design. Topics covered include...
May
31
Writing is one of the most important tasks we do as scientists. We write to convince granting...
May
31
Experimental evolution with laboratory populations of E. coli, H. pylori and Yeast to understand...
May
31
The links between the developmental environment, sexually selected traits, and fitness have been a...
May
01
The Parent-Child Research Clinic at UNSW is offering a FREE 7-week group parenting program called...

June 2019

Jun
06
Join us for a conference on statistical methods in time series analysis to honour the career of...
Jun
07
This seminar will demonstrate how visual analytics can benefit from mixed-reality simulations for...
Jun
07
UNSW Science and UNSW Women in Engineering are encouraging female Year 10 students with a passion...
Jun
11
Semiconductor  nanowire-superconductor hybrid  systems provide a  promising platform  for hosting...
Jun
13
How can you make a picture of your data to make its message clear?How can you make a picture of...
Jun
11
Considering postgrad study, but not sure? Or planning to apply and wondering how? Come along to...
Jun
14
A common representation of serial order in language and working memory.Processing information about...
Jun
14
The speaker will present his team’s recent efforts on the synthesis and application of multi-...
Jun
14
High resolution metagenomic analyses of analogues of early Earth microbial communitiesMicrobial...
Jun
14
This seminar will highlight the amazing experiences and unexpected challenges and were faced during...
Jun
17
Presented by innovative Education Focussed (EF) academics from Art & Design. 
Jun
17
How can we avoid dangerous levels of climate change?There is broad consensus that the mean...
Jun
18
Spin-orbit coupling (SOC) in silicon has long been treated as negligible. However, recent...
Jun
19
This is the inaugural showcase event for UNSW Science's new flagship alumni event series - the Sci-...
Jun
21
Humans have brought about unprecedented changes to environments worldwide. For many species,...
Jun
25
Rare earth ions in crystals have a rich energy level structure and unusually narrow electronic and...
Jun
24
The 10th International Nanomedicine Conference will be held from 24-26 June 2019 at Pier One Sydney...
Jun
28
This seminar will reveal new quality of life measures to the assessment of patient reported...
Jun
28
Ecologists have long sought to elucidate the controls on savanna vegetation structure and the...
Jun
28
This seminar will discuss our recent work investigating the expression of circular RNAs (circRNA)...

July 2019

Jul
02
 Are you still undecided on your Science major? With over 25 different majors to choose from, we...
Jul
05
Some non-native invasive trees provide benefits such as wood or fruit production. But those...
Jul
05
This talk will highlight some of the newest findings of the impact of HIV on inflammaging and...
Jul
09
How may atoms be used to test the Standard Model of particle physics and search for new physics...
Jul
09
If the only requirement to pass a course is to get 50% of the total marks, then it’s possible for a...
Jul
11
This talk discusses some strategies to address missing data, which occurs in almost all research....
Jul
12
Dr Isabelle Jalbert will share her journey and research on evidence-based practice in optometry and...
Jul
12
How organisms are constructed is thought to have evolved based on ecological selective pressures....
Jul
16
The creation of groups that collaborate on exams addresses the issue of students lacking a sense of...
Jul
18
The talk introduces innovations in the areas of dynamical systems, chaos, and differential...
Jul
18
As a rising star in the family of two-dimensional (2D) materials, black phosphorus (BP) has...
Jul
19
The Science Student Centre will be running an information session where you will discover...
Jul
19
Do you ever wonder how those around you can all be so successful? Do you experience Imposter...
Jul
19
Most research on the evolution of social behaviour has to date focused on affiliative behaviour....
Jul
19
This seminar will illuminate the role of Circular RNAs in human differentiation and disease, with a...
Jul
24
Climate change-induced changes in species composition, distribution and abundance pose significant...
Jul
24
An annual showcase of student research and an opportunity for students to gain skills and win...
Jul
25
It is clear that burning fossil fuels is causing future premature deaths, but the relationship has...
Jul
26
Reveals how preferred retinal locus (PRL) can be studied in patients with macular lesions or...
Jul
30
DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR CHILD'S BEHAVIOUR? Go from Struggling to Soaring... The Parent-Child...

August 2019

Aug
02
Forgetting and the Fate of Forgotten MemoriesDr Ralph Miller will briefly review the various...
Aug
02
In each sexually reproducing organism an individual has a mother and a father. Both parents might...
Aug
02
Cholesterol levels in the cell are maintained by the degradation of cholesterol synthesis enzymes....
Aug
02
Simon Ives and Paula Dredge will discuss the way chemistry has been part of the development of the...
Aug
08
Introducing a Julia package to efficiently differentiate an objective function defined implicitly...
Aug
08
This talk will describe the statistical concepts and methods around testing equivalence/non-...
Aug
09
Insiders can be malicious or non-malicious (e.g., accidently clicking on a link or leaking a...
Aug
14
Most metals feature an atomically-thin oxide layer at the metal air interface.[1] This also applies...
Aug
15
Almost every paper* published in climate science claims to present results that will need to be...
Aug
15
The world’s first e-waste microfactory was launched in 2018 at UNSW Sydney’s Centre for Sustainable...
Aug
17
Are you curious to hear about the real world application of research conducted by some of Sydney’s...
Aug
17
Are you curious to hear about the real world application of research conducted by some of Sydney's...
Aug
06
UNSW presents a program of events for the Sydney Science Festival and National Science Week. The...
Aug
20
This introduction to the statistics package, R, will cover basic coding and equip you to improve...
Aug
21
How well do climate models represent the tremendously complex climate system?Observations show...
Aug
21
This two-day course is an introduction to basic statistical analysis aimed at researchers.This two-...
Aug
23
Unconventional superconductors are not well understood. Dr Calderon will talk about electronic...
Aug
27
Schooling in groups of the cichlid fish Etroplus Suratensis is noise-induced, arising from...
Aug
28
Saras will introduce containerisation and its implementation in R, enabling research to be...
Aug
28
Possible changes in Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC), sometimes referred to as...
Aug
26
This intermediate-level, hands-on course covers various models for Normal and non-Normal data.This...
Aug
29
Non-negative polynomials are fundamental objects of study in real algebraic geometry. Testing the...
Aug
29
This course is a self-paced hands-on introduction to Python, a widely-used programming language in...
Aug
30
Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which causes the STI gonorrhoea, is a global public health concern for which...

September 2019

Sep
04
This presentation will summarize the state-of-the-art coatings that are formed via PVD and thermal...
Sep
05
Our modern welfare requires refrigeration as evidenced by billions of cooling units installed...
Sep
05
Part of the UNSW, Climate Change Research Centre hosted:13th International Conference on...
Sep
11
A must see event for all new science students! Come along for a formal welcome to the Faculty of...
Sep
12
ST-metric is a distance between two data sets and offers new non-parametric methods in data...
Sep
12
Presented by innovative Education Focussed (EF) academics from UNSW Business School.We have an...
Sep
12
This course covers the basics of x-ray diffraction (XRD) for thin films. Standard measurements such...
Sep
13
How closely can we mimic life-like behaviours with a model primitive cell membrane?How closely can...
Sep
18
In July 2019, the Science Faculty of UNSW undertook a regional outreach road trip to schools in the...
Sep
18
Passionate speakers discuss initiatives to enhance our ability, as optometrists and vision...
Sep
19
This seminar will try to demystify how to control for variables in regression models with pictures...
Sep
19
Automated facial analysis to detect identity, expression, age, etc. has many important applications...
Sep
24
Prof Haworth will give an overview of the USyd medical physics program and her research in...
Sep
25
Seminar 1 - 11:30am - 12:00pmArtificial Dielectric Interfaces for Ultrahigh Rate Li Battery, Dr...
Sep
27
Moving beyond the mean: Insights from analyses of response time distributions.In studies of mental...
Sep
27
This talk presents new analysis techniques based on structure and function for posterior eye...
Sep
27
A new team - Weather and Climate Decisions Team – has been established in CSIRO Agriculture and...
Sep
27
This seminar will discuss how and why some microbes substantially change their sizes and shapes to...
Sep
27
Quantification of inter-regional differences in risk mitigation from prescribed burning across...

October 2019

Oct
04
This seminar will present the development of the CSIRO SenseiTM in-situ monitoring system. Remote...
Oct
04
Take a Sad Plot and Make it BetterIn this talk, Alison will talk about one plot’s life cycle, from...
Oct
08
I will describe the implications for early universe cosmology that would follow from the detection...
Oct
10
This seminar will attempt to demystify odds ratios, discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and...
Oct
15
Professor Michael Mann will present the urgency of current climate change science as we see the...
Oct
17
Are you ready to take the next step and kick-start your dream career?Come along to UNSW's...
Oct
18
Summary: a panel of top journal editors will gather to offer their thoughts and expertise on...
Oct
18
This seminar examines how miR-223 may be of therapeutic benefit for diseases like AMDExcessive...
Oct
18
Our work is based on materials engineering at the micro/nanoscales and deploying them for a range...
Oct
18
This seminar will focus on the evolution of developmental regulatory elements in animals using...
Oct
18
Climate change, driven by rising atmospheric CO2 concentrations, is well under way. In Australia we...
Oct
22
The Evolution of the Universe and Earth's Place in the Cosmos: the 2019 Nobel Prize in PhysicsThis...
Oct
23
Serving as two key determinants of the planet's radiation budget and water cycle, cloud and...
Oct
25
Hydrocarbon contamination in terrestrial Antarctica poses serious threats to the environment and...
Oct
25
Antarctic desert soils are promising targets for microbial natural product biomining, due to their...
Oct
28
The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the...
Oct
30
The human body deals with a range of atmospheric stressors that are exacerbated in urban areas,...

November 2019

Nov
01
Around 80% of the flora of Aotearoa-New Zealand is endemic with iconic forests having ecological...
Nov
04
Effectively translating scientific knowledge into policy and practice is essential for helping...
Nov
08
Genomic  technology is delivering an explosion in information and options available to couples...
Nov
12
Skyrmions in ferromagnets have intrinsic difficulties for use in spintronic applications. Dr...
Nov
13
Join this year's Australian L'Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellows at the University of New...
Nov
14
As we come towards the end of 2019, we will look back on the year that was – politics, trade wars,...
Nov
15
The climate emergency is driving global ocean heating, acidification and disruption of major...
Nov
20
Do you ever wonder how those around you can all be so successful? Do you experience Imposter...
Nov
20
Is there still time to save our planet, or is ecological bankruptcy inevitable? For decades,...
Nov
21
Advances in geometric singular perturbation theory (GSPT) and the computational singular...
Nov
22
Big data has become a ubiquitous watchword of biomedical innovation advocating deployment of data-...
Nov
22
This seminar examines existing inequalities in eye care interventions and how access can be...
Nov
22
Systematic CRISPR screens as a tool for identifying drug targets and understanding of how genes...
Nov
22
This talk will summarise the key findings of a cave monitoring project that informs the...
Nov
25
UNSW celebrates the IYPT2019 with Symposium on 25 November 2019 and keynote by Professor Richard...
Nov
25
Increasingly, large science projects are employing public relations teams to improve the...
Nov
26
Power calculations and sample size determination are essential parts of planning a scientific study...
Nov
26
Synthetic gene drive technology has the potential to spread an edited gene throughout a population...
Nov
27
Ice shelves are an integral part of the Antarctic Ice Sheet, which they help stabilize. However,...
Nov
28
Nobel Laureate Professor Richard Schrock will give a public lecture about the work that led to his...
Nov
29
Novice students need to learn the ways astronomers communicate knowledge to become part of the...
Nov
25
You can find further information on the Gordon Godfrey Workshop page  https://newt.phys.unsw.edu.au...

December 2019

Dec
02
The ice-ocean interactions control to a large extent the stratification in the Southern Ocean, the...
Dec
03
Self-powered wearable sensors devices can not only increase adoption and compliance but also enable...
Dec
03
The 2019 Meet the Professors series is a wonderful chance for students and staff to celebrate the...
Dec
03
Python is a widely used programming language to manipulate, analyze, and visualize data. It is one...
Dec
11
In this workshop Jeff Ollerton (Professor of Biodiversity, University of Northampton, UK) and Karin...
Dec
12
Plant-pollinator relationships are an ecologically critical form of interaction that ensures the...