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3 July 2020

Half of the world’s tropical plant species may struggle to germinate by 2070 because of global warming, a new UNSW study predicts.

18 June 2020

Many blennies – a remarkable family of fishes – evolved from an aquatic ’jack of all trades’ to a ‘master of one’ upon the invasion of land, a new study led by UNSW scientists has shown....

17 March 2020

DNA evidence from the Himba society in Namibia overturns ideas about genetic paternity, and about what it means to be a father.

4 March 2020

Males of most animal species die earlier than females because their smaller Y chromosome is unable to protect an unhealthy X chromosome, research suggests.

26 November 2019

Women invest more time and attention in appearance enhancement if they live in economically unequal environments - a phenomenon driven by status anxiety, according to a new study....

22 November 2019

With 30 academics included on the 2019 list of Highly Cited Researchers, UNSW rises to second among Go8 universities.

23 October 2019

UNSW Sydney’s Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

15 October 2019
Associate Professor Adriana Vergés is recognised for her creative and persuasive leadership in the public interest.
23 September 2019

UNSW researchers show gliding animals are an evolutionary surprise because their innovation did not lead to a proliferation of new adaptive forms.

5 September 2019

How should we be building along the global coast? A framework by UNSW scientists delivers some much-needed answers.