A world-first clinical trial led by UNSW to assess whether medicinal cannabis can enhance the quality of life for patients with advanced cancer will enrol its first patients in the coming months.
Picking a winner in the tumultuous US Presidential race is a fraught exercise, a panel of experts has told a conference audience at UNSW.
Researchers, educators, families, health professionals and gifted students will gather at UNSW from Thursday for the National Gifted Conference.
Patronising racial stereotypes that laud Aboriginal peoples' natural sporting prowess are impeding the development of Aboriginal leadership in sport and its many flow-on benefits, a UNSW researcher has found.
Majority opposition to same-sex marriage is concentrated in rural areas, and rural Queensland in particular, according to research presented at the Australian Political Studies Association annual conference at UNSW on Tuesday.
Sixty per cent of Australians say they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim, according to research presented at UNSW's 2016 Australian Political Studies Association Conference.
UNSW has announced a major investment in staff, students and systems as it begins implementing its ambitious 2025 Strategy. The 10-year plan aims to position UNSW as Australia’s global university, among the world’s best.
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UNSW has struck a $70 million deal to create a consortium to develop and commercialise technology that could lead to the world’s first quantum computer in silicon.
A report by UNSW Business School’s Nigel Stapledon and Kevin Fox has put the case for a broad-based land tax as the most efficient way of capturing value created by new infrastructure investments.
Five UNSW researchers have been recognised for their distinguished achievements by being elected as Fellows of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia.
The pledges made by Australia at yesterday's refugee summit in New York are welcome, but fall far short of what is required to make any significant difference to global protection needs, writes Jane McAdam.
The new RBA Governor reminds the government of its role in keeping the economy on track, and Janet Yellen holds steady on US interest rates, writes Richard Holden.
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Keeping public information about companies locked up behind paywalls and maintained by private interests is not in the public interest, writes Jeffrey Knapp.
Australia could end its decade-long trend of incarcerating more women by copying initiatives adopted in the United Kingdom, a former British politician suggests.
The passion and commitment of UNSW teaching staff to create unique and exciting ways to enhance student learning has been recognised in national awards for teaching excellence.
A program that will connect UNSW’s world-class researchers with young NSW innovators and businesses to develop their technologies for global markets has received $1 million in funding.
It's Spring, and time for four in five research funding applicants to hear the words, sorry, it's a no go, writes Rob Brooks.
One of the most effective ways to improve gender equality is to address issues systemically rather than relying on individual managers, writes Sue Williamson.
UNSW scientists have identified three new strains of highly contagious norovirus responsible for a major epidemic of viral gastroenteritis that has affected hundreds of thousands of Australians over winter.
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