UNSW SMaRT Centre Director, Prof Veena will deliver a key note presentation for the National Youth Science Forum's 2023 Year 12 Program which promotes digital science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) experiences for HSC students
The UNSW SMaRT Centre was a partner in the “Up-Masking” initiative of the Greater Cities Commission (GCC) and the Western Sydney Local Health District and local schools to demonstrate remanufacturing and decarbonisation potential of used face mask
Two UNSW SMaRT Centre technologies responsible for a start up company being formed are behind UNSW Sydney being ranked number one nationally for the greatest number of new start-up and spinout companies founded in 2021 through university developed
On 23 November 2022, Veena will deliver a keynote address to the Australian Beverages Council's 'Drinks Industry Dialogue', talking about the importance of industry and researcher collaboration to tackle waste challenges and the UNSW SMaRT Centre'
The Australian Museum has published an "in conversation" feature story about UNSW SMaRT Centre and its Director's efforts to shift the mindset of the nation to see unwanted materials not as waste but as a valuable resource
Veena has featured in a fifth ABC TV The Drum show so far in 2022, this time sharing insights about a range of topics but in particular around plastic waste recycling following the cessation of a collection scheme
Veena was interviewed for ABC Radio's The World Today program about the impact of the collapse of a soft plastics recycling scheme and steps to take to develop a more holistic approach to recycling problematic wastes that are not traditionally pro
In this new op ed, Veena talks about the role of using waste resources to build the infrastructure required for global electrification and decarbonisation, thus taking the pressure off having to mine virgin and finite natural resources