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UNSW x National Science Week 2022

21 June – 23 August 2022
9.15am – 10.00pm AEST
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Breakthrough science in action – the future is already here.

The UNSW x National Science Week program is a celebration of the latest global developments in science, medicine, technology and engineering. In 2022, learn how the backyard bird count is helping safeguard the future of our feathered friends; what new scientific discoveries can teach us about the pursuit of pleasure and its relationship to pain; the diverse uses of RNA technology for challenging health conditions and so much more.

Explore the events below! 

Past Events

14 Aug Past event
Materials scientist and engineer Professor Veena Sahajwalla is a visionary inventor creating a new generation of green materials, products and resources reformed from waste.
15 Aug Past event
DIGITAL EVENT | Why our relentless pursuit of pleasure leads to pain and what we can do about it.
16 Aug Past event
Nuclear technology adoption is already happening, why aren’t we talking about it more?
16 Aug Past event
Join our panel of prominent bird advocates as they discuss their adoration of our feathered friends and the ongoing efforts to promote and protect them.
17 Aug Past event
Half the people in the world live in places highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. How can we best support people put at risk by disasters and other climate change impacts? What role can leaders, lawyers and ordinary people play in advancing climate justice? What needs to happen now to protect the most vulnerable, today and into the future?
23 Aug Past event
How can we equip ourselves for a future plagued with uncertainty? Immerse yourself in the science looking bravely to the future