Primary Industries Minister Niall Blair has announced the NSW Government is collaborating with UTS researchers to assess the capabilities of the Clever Buoy shark-spotting sonar technology off Port Stephens, as part of the $16 million Shark Management Strategy.
Over the last few months, researchers in UTS Science have been working on their applications for Senior Lecturers. This extensive process requires candidates to explain their research, papers written and published, and their potential plan for academic growth.
Four UTS Science staff members have received Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning from the Australian Department of Education, as part of the 2016 Australian Awards for University Teaching.
Russell Sandstrom, a UTS Science PhD candidate, graduated from the UTS Hatchery program held between March and May earlier this year. The UTS Hatchery is a distinctive extra-curricular program for UTS students, designed to up-skill students with new ways to solve real world problems.
Second-year Forensic Biology in Biomedical Science student, Felicity Hall, has recently returned from Romania on month-long archaeology dig. She spent July studying in a field school located in the town of Odorheiu Secuiesc in the historically Hungarian region of Transylvania.
UTS scientists are using the body shapes of fishes to predict which species from the tropical reefs of the Great Barrier Reef might be able to successfully establish resident populations in the warming temperate waters around Sydney.
This year, the 2016 Tony Roach Prize was awarded to fellow UTS alumnus James Hitchcock for his paper entitled ‘After the flood: changing dissolved organic carbon bioavailability and bacterial growth following inflows to estuaries.’
The federal government is considering changes to Australia’s marine reserves to implement a national system. This week The Conversation is looking at the science behind marine reserves and how to protect our oceans.
A new innovative clinic designed for families with behaviourally challenged children and teenagers has recently opened in Sydney. The Collaborative and Proactive Solutions (CPS) clinic is the first to be accredited in Australia and is providing parents and their children with alternative and effective methods of reducing conflict.
Where might a degree in science or maths take me? Can I get a job utilising all my research skills? These were some of the questions that our science and maths students asked at the recent Your Future in Science & Maths careers event.
There are a range of diseases, not just infectious diseases, for which antibiotics are used routinely; in patients who are immunosuppressed - who have had chemotherapy or organ transplants - or after most routine operations.
The Australian Technology Network (ATN) Industry Doctoral Training Centre is a collaboration between the Australian Government, UTS and four other universities in the ATN. The program looks to pair students’ PhD research with work in the industry.