Commemorating events like Sorry Day is an important act of support for Indigenous Australians and demonstrates a genuine commitment to building community, a UNSW Sorry Day gathering has been told.

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Honorary Professor for the Public Understanding of the Humanities John Vallance. Photo: Sydney Symphony Orchestra

Former headmaster of Sydney Grammar School and respected classical scholar John Vallance will join UNSW as Honorary Professor for the Public Understanding of the Humanities.

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NewSouth, a division of UNSW’s university press, has been named Small Publisher of the Year at the 2017 Australian Book Industry Awards.

In this special Speaking With podcast episode, a panel of artists and researchers speculates on the end of the world due to artificial intelligence and killer robots, as though it has already happened.

UNSW Industrial Design students have taken the humble barbeque to a whole new level, designing multicultural cooking facilities for Sydney’s local parks.

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UNSW New Generation Network Scholar Vaibhav Gaikwad is helping to tackle India's massive e-waste problem.

UNSW New Generation Network Scholar Vaibhav Gaikwad is reframing Australia-India relations while turning mountains of e-waste into valuable products - including a set of Gandhi spectacles that symbolise India's bid to clean up its environment.

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As 300 Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders gather at Uluru, Harry Hobbs explains the role of this First Nations Convention in the process of constitutional reform.

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A symposium at UNSW on 26 May will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Bringing Them Home report.

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Photo: Indonesian Students Association of UNSW (PPIA)

A star of Indonesian television is one of the guests visiting UNSW for the Indonesian Students Association of UNSW's ideas conference, ICON 2017.

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The 1967 referendum fell far short in giving people what they thought they were voting for, and in giving Aboriginal people what they wanted from it, write Gabrielle Appleby and Gemma McKinnon. 

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If there is one thing our politicians agree on, it is that Australia's federal system is broken, writes George Williams.

New findings by UNSW neuroscientists represent a whole new way of looking at how our brains make judgements about the environment, and could have applications in telesurgery, prostheses and robotics.

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An artist's impression of Mars 4 billion years ago: Image: European Southern Observatory

As part of National Science Week, a panel of leading scientists including Paul Davies and UNSW's Martin Van Kranendonk will address some of space exploration's biggest questions at the Sydney Opera House.

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UNSW researchers have designed a first-of-its-kind app that will help people with disabilities and older Australians modify their homes to stay in them for longer.

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Illustration of T cells attacking a cancer cell. Image: Shutterstock

In cancer, immune cells infiltrate tumours – but it hasn’t been known which immune cells exit the tumour or where they go next.

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Early warning of increased levels of pollen in the atmosphere could help allergy or asthma sufferers anticipate the onset of illness and begin preventative measures, new research finds.