University of New South Wales

Predicting future for beaches

Researchers have begun a project to create the first global tool to forecast how changes in wave patterns and rising sea levels will affect Australian beach erosion.

May 24, 2011
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Water wonder

A brilliant water saving idea by UNSW engineering academics Greg Leslie and Bruce Sutton has impressed the judges on ABC TV’s New Inventors program.

May 13, 2011
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Content needs self-regulation

A new report by UNSW’s Journalism and Media Research Centre argues that Australia’s media content regulation system is broken and that it is time for a full review to manage content in the 21st century.

May 06, 2011
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Comment: A right royal mess

The royal wedding raises concerns about rules of succession that reflect centuries-old prejudices against women and Catholics. But changing them will be a logistical nightmare, writes George Williams, UNSW’s ...

Apr 29, 2011
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It's a wrap! Nanowire opens gate to new devices

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an interesting feat of nanoscale engineering, researchers at Lund University in Sweden and the University of New South Wales have made the first nanowire transistor featuring a concentric ...

Apr 07, 2011
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Promising new depression treatment

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, non-invasive treatment for depression that delivers barely perceptible electric currents to the scalp has had promising results in a Sydney trial, and researchers are now looking for participants for ...

Apr 05, 2011
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'Poor' knowledge about breast cancer and fertility

Fertility is a priority for many young women with breast cancer, yet new research has found many have little knowledge about fertility issues, leading to confusion and conflict around planning for a family.

Apr 04, 2011
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Major advance for bionic eye

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of New South Wales researchers have unveiled the microchip which is expected to power Australiaэs first bionic eye.

Apr 01, 2011
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