UNSW Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences (BEES) research student, Lisa Steindler was highly commended in the recent Wavelength Communicate Science Competition for her photo of a native Australian Numbat. We were curious to find out more about the shy Numbat and Lisa took time out from her fieldwork in South Australia to answer some questions […]Read more "Lisa Steindler – bringing back Australia’s wildlife"
Dr Michael Kasumovic discusses how playing video games and studying the behaviours of crickets and spiders helps to explain why we look for certain traits in a mate… Maths and physics do an incredible job of helping us to understand the natural world. From planetary motion, to climate change, and even how proteins fold, maths […]Read more "Sex, video games, and why evolution has the answer"
Stanley has six photo entries in the Communicate Science Competition. Wavelength was curious to find out what inspired him: Stanley, What inspired your photos? I wanted to show how cool science is. What degree are you studying? I am currently in my final semester of an Electrical Engineering and Mathematics undergraduate double degree. You are […]Read more "Stanley He – Science is Cool"
It is times like these that I wonder how I get myself into these things. Starting in a few days is a conference that I am heavily involved in organising – it is a major international conference on ionic liquids (for more information on the conference see: http://apcil-asil.unsw.edu.au/), which is one of my principal research […]Read more "Conferences, ionic liquids and understanding how things work"
This is what I plan on seeing for the next two weeks: coffee and computers with lots of things to learn. Ironically, I am currently learning about addiction and compulsive drug seeking. Caffeine is ok, right …?Read more "Coffee & Computers"
First day back at uni for the semester. What a beautiful day to hang out in the sun!?Read more "Hanging out in the sun"
I can’t believe uni goes back in a little over 12 hours. I am so not ready for the holidays to be over.Read more "Night Time Walk"