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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...
Opinion: What is disappointing about the Ashley Madison leak
21 August 2015
Today, millions of very nervous adults are furtively checking sites like “Have I been Pwned” to check if their account details at Ashley Madison have been leaked. Others are checking if their...
Honour: Chemist appointed Editor-in-Chief of new journal
19 August 2015
Scientia Professor Justin Gooding has been appointed inaugural Editor-in-Chief of a new international journal on sensor science, to be published by the American Chemical Society.This is the first...
Study: Safety ratings for quad bikes would prevent deaths
19 August 2015
UNSW transport safety researchers have released the findings of a $1.3 million Quad-Bike Performance Project aimed at developing a safety rating system for vehicles used in workplaces including...