Dr Steph Gardner from UNSW Science is one of 60 brilliant women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) chosen for Science & Technology Australia’s Superstars of STEM program (2021-2022). Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews will announce those selected for the program today.

The Australian Government, along with thirteen other ocean nations, recently announced their commitme

A global team of biologists has used squid treats to track predator activity underwater, discovering temperature changes communities more than appetites.
Rob Brander has just co-edited a special volume of the Journal of Coastal Research with Professor Andy Short called 'Stories from the Field: 50 Years of Coastal Fieldwork 1970-2020'.
Associate Professor Suhelen Egan and Professor Torsten Thomas, of the Centre for Marine Science and Innovation in the Faculty of Science, together with a team of international scientists have been awarded US$325,000 by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation as part of the Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative.
Man-made reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, UNSW researchers have found.
COVID-19 is changing the dynamics of people swimming at beaches around the world, potentially making it more unsafe.
A research team has used coral records to reconstruct the variability of the Indian Ocean Dipole – a big player in the severe drought and record hot temperatures last year – over the last millennium.
Two UNSW scientists have been honoured for their research on the ocean’s role in the climate system and personalised treatment for pancreatic cancer.
There's much more to waves than the part you see at the beach. And it can all start hundreds, if not thousands, of kilometres from the shore.
A beautiful seagrass is endangered in parts of NSW, but a team of “underwater gardeners” led by a UNSW marine ecologist is working to stem its decline.
UNSW Sydney’s Dean of Science, Professor Emma Johnston, has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering.

Congratulations to Aaron Puckeridge who won the junior award for outstanding oral presentation at this year’s Australian Society for Fish Biology in Canberra.