Hello, my dearest readers! My name is Rachel Ryu (Korean name being Jun Ha – so you can also call me Jun), and I am a newly transferred first year student in B Psychology (Hons). After a year in B Engineering/Commerce, I made the difficult decision of changing my degree to try something I was […]Read more "AUTHOR PROFILE: Rachel (Jun Ha) Ryu"
Wavelength blog student writer who likes to sleep, eat, science and repeat.Read more "AUTHOR PROFILE: MEENA SRITHARAN"
Plants. You might think they just stand, looking pretty, feeding the food your food eats, and are constantly in danger, unable to escape potential herbivory. Well think again! Plants are the danger, ready to defend themselves at (almost) any cost.Read more "“I am not in danger. I am the danger.”"
Get to know one of our wavelength blog student writers: “My name is Emily. I’m an honours student in the UNSW school of BEES…”Read more "Author Profile: Emily Webster"
Last night (Thursday August 18) was the official launch of UNSW Gallery’s Troubled Waters exhibition. There was a huge turnout including students from UNSW Art and Design and the UNSW Science, as well as academics and their friends, colleagues and families. If you haven’t heard about Troubled Waters, it’s the result of a long collaborative […]Read more "Event: Troubled Waters Exhibition Launch at UNSW Gallery"
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"
What interests a bioinformatician who considers himself to be an ‘evolutionary biologist at heart’? Dr Rich Edwards discusses his current research project that includes getting close and personal with virus hijackers. Every living cell is packed full of tiny molecular machines. Many of these machines are made from proteins: assembled chains of amino acid building […]Read more "On the hunt for molecular mimicry in viral pathogens"