University of New South Wales

The business brain

Research in the field of neurofinance is showing that how our brains are wired may predetermine our financial success.

dateOct 02, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Hydraulic chamber tests fish survival

Australia's native fish could stand a better chance of survival when passing through hydropower turbines in major waterways thanks to an innovative mechanical chamber developed at UNSW, which is nominated ...

dateSep 20, 2013 in Ecology
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Gender divide hits working from home

Women work from home to take on more childcare duties while men just want to get away from the distractions of the office, according to new UNSW research to be presented today at the Australian Social Policy ...

dateSep 17, 2013 in Social Sciences
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Polar ecosystems vulnerable to sunlight

(Phys.org) —Slight changes in the timing of the annual loss of sea-ice in polar regions could have dire consequences for polar ecosystems, by allowing a lot more sunlight to reach the sea floor.

dateJul 31, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Environmental risks of pipeline underestimated

A new UNSW-led study modelling the impacts of an approved $47 million pipeline pumping water from the Macquarie River to the city of Orange reveals far greater risks to river health than those estimated by ...

dateJul 29, 2013 in Environment
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