Public health messages about COVID-19 have been inconsistent and changed rapidly. As many call for a unified source of expertise to guide our response, UNSW Academics help unpick the complexities of responding to a crisis.
UNSW Sydney has brought a global alliance of top climate change researchers together to provide a new, international platform for universities to communicate climate research with authority to our leaders.
It is one of the most important questions of our time: how will digital technology transform society and the way we govern?
As COVID-19 restrictions tighten around the world, governments are harnessing the potential of drones. From delivering medical supplies, to helping keep people indoors - drones can do a lot in a pandemic.
Shen Narayanasamy targets Australia's treatment of refugees and challenges people to stand up against the systems that strip these people of their human rights.
This week Australia's competition watchdog authorised Coles, Woolworths, Aldi and IGA to work together to ensure customers have “reliable and fair access to groceries” during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Professor David Sanderson highlights that the coronavirus epidemic will test urban resilience, and we must rise to the challenge.
UNSW lecturer Dr Rebecca Green on how infographics can cut-through the information overload and help save lives in the COVID-19 pandemic.
Epidemiologist and data scientist Dr Kalinda Griffiths says “data is power” for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities facing the threat of coronavirus.
Coral records have been utilised by researchers 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.
Protectionism may disrupt social and economic ties, but do little to halt an airborne threat or truly serve the interests of public health. Are we using the wrong tools for new threats?