Superheroes are an intriguing concept. These individuals, having been blessed with a certain power, or skill set, devote their lives to using their advantages for good. However, what would happen if, instead of having additional abilities that transcend the limits of human capability, they actually lack some? This is the premise for the story of Daredevil, a blind […]Read more "The Blindness of Daredevil: An Advantage or Disability?"
Some UNSW ladies with very cool jobs.
Warnings: Feminism, Political satire, Pop culture references.
Viewer discretion is advised.Read more "From Batman to the X-Files: UNSW Ladies in Science"
A few examples of UNSW lecturers who are good at what they do. Featuring a dreadful extended metaphor and Tony Abbott.Read more "UNSW Teaching Excellence"
Hey everyone! This is Rosie Sackett (some of you may know me through the Science Student Ambassador program) writing in all the way from Edinburgh, Scotland. Now that my time over here is coming to an end, I thought it’d be cool to share my experience with you, if only to encourage you all […]Read more "Experience: Exchange in Edinburgh"
International postgraduate student Uttam Kumar shared his amazing story of an Aussie experience, and Wavelength loved it so much that we awarded him first prize for ‘Student Experience Story’ in the recent Communicate Science Competition… If you are an international student and want to have a real Aussie Experience while you live here, then make […]Read more "A Real Aussie Family Experience"
American exchange student Luke Pasick had the most amazing adventures on the Galápagos Islands while studying land birds as part of a College of New Jersey research trip. Luke won ‘best undergraduate research paper’ in the Wavelength Communicate Science Competition and he promised Wavelength that he would write a blog about his experiences on the Galápagos […]Read more "Luke Pasick: Following in the Footsteps of Darwin"
I’m at the National Biohchar Workshop in a crowded conference room in Sydney. A meeting of minds, though not necessarily of the same mind, is taking place. Many address the topic of discussion with what can only be described as a touch of scientific fervour. They are not discussing nanoparticles (per-se), fusion, the cosmos or […]Read more "The Soot that Saves the Soil"