The University of New South Wales, (UNSW) was established in 1949 is located in Kensington, a suburb of Sidney, New South Wales, Australia. Today, the university has over 45,000 undergraduate, post-graduate and professional students. UNSW has a reputation for excellence in science and technology and expanded its scope to include a Faculty of Medicine and a Faculty of Law. The Lowy Cancer Research Center currently in the works will be the first center in Australia to test clinical treatments including drug therapies for cancer patients. UNSW is a member of the prestigious Group of Eight.
Landlubber fish leap for love when tide is right
One of the world's strangest animals a unique fish that lives on land and can leap large distances despite having no legs has a rich and complex social life, a new study has found.
Dingo came earlier and by different route: study
(PhysOrg.com) -- Australia's native dog the dingo may have arrived here much earlier and by quite a different route than previously thought, a new study has found.
Global warming could corrode shallow reefs sooner than forecast
(Phys.org)—Shallow coral reefs may be even more susceptible to increasing acidity caused by heightened levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and oceans than previously recognised.
Does sending more people to prison make us safer?
NSW imprisonment rates have skyrocketed to an unprecedented high in the last 12 months despite a drop in crime rates.
World's fastest solar car smashed Guinness World Record (w/ Video)
UNSWs Sunswift solar car has lived up to its name, smashing a Guinness World Record to become the world's fastest solar vehicle.
Of mice and men
(PhysOrg.com) -- How have humans and mice changed since we diverged about 75 million years ago from a small, furry common ancestor? Apart from the obvious, of course.
Beer-barrel bacteria breathe toxic brew
University of New South Wales researchers have shown that they can safely destroy hazardous industrial toxins in groundwater arising from PVC plastic production by injecting naturally occurring bacteria into a contaminated ...
Gen Y's dirty little secret
Young adults who live at home into adulthood still rely on their mothers to do housework, new research has found.
New Red List developed for threatened ecosystems
Scientists have developed a new Red List system for identifying ecosystems at high risk of degradation, similar to the influential Red List for the world's threatened species.
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.